CustomTools Professional

All of the features of CustomTools Basic, plus Excel report generation, ERP Linking, more project tools, sheet metal and weldment tools and more.
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CustomTools Professional

CustomTools offers a suite of time saving tools fully integrated into SOLIDWORKS that will help you to enhance your creativity and productivity.

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Generate Excel Report

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • Limited functionality to generate Excel reports in SOLIDWORKS or EPDM
  • Extremely time consuming method
  • Mistakes occur easily
  • For all those reasons, companies do not want to take them into use

SOLUTION in CustomTools:

  • Easily produce customized Excel report
  • Insert SOLIDWORKS previews
  • Possibility to retrieve data from your ERP
  • Create drawing listings, BOM report, spare part list

BENEFITS:

  • Generate an Excel report with just 2 mouse clicks
  • Can serve many different use cases
  • Eliminate data entry errors
  • Fully customizable for your special needs
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Custom Property Management

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • Limited functionalities in the Tab Builder and EPDM data card
  • Lack of data consistency
  • Offers the very basics
  • Custom properties are an important part of your data management
SOLUTION in CustomTools:
  • Search documents based on property value
  • Numerous tool available to customize your property pane
  • Search and link data with an external data source (e.g. ERP)
  • Copy cut list item properties as drawing properties

BENEFITS:

  • Easily customize your SOLIDWORKS drawing template
  • Add numerous functionalities to SOLIDWORKS and EPDM
  • Define your properties with consistency
  • Avoid unnecessary typing through automation
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ERP Link

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • Not possible to link ERP items to SOLIDWORKS models
  • Requires a lot of manual data typing
  • Time consuming
  • The same data is entered several times

SOLUTION in CustomTools:

  • Search and link item in your ERP with your SOLIDWORKS model
  • Export your BOM directly to your ERP
  • Automate the creation of new items in your ERP
  • Supports most ERP systems
  • Business logic can be fully defined per customer's needs without need to tailor the product

BENEFITS:

  • Eliminate unnecessary typing
  • Integrate your design to the production
  • Eliminate data entry errors
  • Fully customizable for your special needs
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Printing & Conversion

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • Done manually
  • Extremely time consuming
  • Files can easily be forgotten
  • Very limited functionalities

SOLUTION in CustomTools:

  • Associate a sheet format with a printer, paper size & orientation
  • Supports multiple printers
  • Batch print assembly drawings in 5 clicks

BENEFITS:

  • Drawings are always printed with right settings
  • Save considerable amount of time
  • All drawings related to the assembly are printed
  • Fully automate the printing of your SOLIDWORKS files
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Copy & Rename Assemblies

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • Very limited functionality available in the Pack & Go or Copy Tree
  • Parts from the design library are always copied
  • Limited file naming possibilities
  • Properties need to be updated manually

SOLUTION in CustomTools:

  • Use your own file naming rules
  • Modify and propagate custom property values
  • Exclude files from the design library
  • Update drawings with new property values

BENEFITS:

  • Easily reuse existing design data
  • Save time
  • Keep the folder structure under the main assembly
  • Rename your files based on your own naming convention
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Project Tools

ISSUE FACED in SOLIDWORKS:

  • No such tool available in SOLIDWORKS / EPDM / WPDM
  • Defined by the user and managed manually
  • Folder and properties are defined manually
  • Time consuming

SOLUTION in CustomTools:

  • Name and save files based on project / sub-project
  • Define specific file naming rules based on the project
  • Assign default property value for part, assembly or drawing
  • Quickly select a project from the property pane

BENEFITS:

  • Documents are always saved to the right name and folder
  • Save and name files automatically without browsing for folder
  • Manage SOLIDWORKS file references and properties based on project
  • Load default custom property value based on the project or user
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Sheet Metal & Weldment Tools

  • Merge DXF / DWG based on the material / thickness
  • Automate the creation of DXF / DWG files from your parts or drawings
  • Copy properties of the cut list item as part/drawing custom properties
  • Cut list item is automatically updated on save operations
  • Supports multi-body parts
  • Automatically insert various custom properties to weldment cut list item
  • Automatically generate unique number for cut list items
  • Automatically insert sheet with flattened view without sheet format, 1:1 scaled and all annotations including dimensions and bend lines hidden
  • Manage cut list item custom properties
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Bounding Box

  • Supports weldments, sheet metal, parts and assemblies
  • Updates automatically when 3D model geometry changes
  • Add bounding box properties such as dimensions to the file's custom properties
  • Possibility to define an offset

Open Drawings of 3D Model

  • Quickly locate all drawings made from a part or assembly
  • Manage drawings based on model configuration
  • The drawing names and folder can differ from referenced model
  • Select a part within your assembly to open its drawings

Advanced Search

  • Search SOLIDWORKS files based on property value
  • Fully customizable search pane including free search
  • Search files within a specific project
  • Extremely valuable for Workgroup PDM and SOLIDWORKS users

Where Used

  • Locate in which assemblies and drawings a part is being used
  • Extremely valuable for Workgroup PDM and SOLIDWORKS users
  • Select a part within your assembly to locate where it is being used
  • Avoid costly mistakes caused by changes to models being used in many assemblies

Quickly Insert Notes

  • Create your own note group of custom properties
  • Insert customized notes in your merged DXF / DWG files
  • No need to type over and over the same notes
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