Exploded Views Made Easy with SolidWorks Composer

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In our customer surveys, we’ve noticed the importance of creating exploded views, particularly for manufacturing assembly instructions and user manuals. For some, creating exploded views can be an extremeley tedious–and ultimately costly–process. However, Composer’s explode tools make the process of making these views instantaneous and intuitive.

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With Composer, pre-programmed explode tools let you move multiple parts at one time while simultaneously positioning them at incremented distances apart from one another, instantly producing a professional-looking view. Moreover, if you have to make an adjustment, you can simply use the linear translation tool to get your view exactly how you want it.

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Check out the video below to learn more.

For more information on how SolidWorks Composer can help you create technical publications quicker and easier, check out our User Manual video series.

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Jeffery Wong

Jeffery Wong

Product Management Intern at SolidWorks Corp.
Jeff Wong is mechanical engineering student and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), captain of WPI's varsity soccer team, and works with the product management team at SolidWorks Corp. Jeff has attained his CSWP certification, and has created multiple videos for the SolidWorks Composer YouTube channel.
Jeffery Wong