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Downloading Additional Weldment Profiles from SOLIDWORKS Content

Chris Hawat

The weldment profiles library included in the SOLIDWORKS installation is limited to a few cross sections in the ANSI Inch and ISO standards. Additional weldment profiles can be downloaded using this guide.

 

  1. Start SOLIDWORKS
  2. Click on the Design Library tab in the Task Pane
  1. Expand SOLIDWORKS content and go to Weldments

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  1. Download the desired standard by selecting it while holding the CTRL key
  1. Extract the zip file and place its contents in the Weldment Profiles folder specified in Tools > Options > System Options > File Locations. By default, it's located in C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SOLIDWORKS\lang\english\weldment profiles 

The Structural Member Property Manager drop down list is now populated with the added Weldment Profiles.

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