Robot CAD Tutorial in SolidWorks

Need a CAD tutorial to learn how to create a Robot model in SolidWorks?  It's competive robot season again and time to get prepared by understanding how to create and assemble parts in SolidWorks.

FRC Main Assembly

1. Start with best practices review our robot tutorials.

2. Download the Main Assembly 3D CAD model below and see the completed robot.

3. Customize SolidWorks with SolidWorks Resources>Add Folder Locations to have a library of parts to choose from.

4. Use your SolidWorks Customer Portal account to download other robot models for  Lego, Vex, Tetrix kits and projects to prepare for competitions. 

Main Assembly Model Files: Download Main Assembly

Video: Download Robot Competition FRC LEGO VEX FTC B


Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard