SOLIDWORKS Inspection

Streamline your quality inspection process and improve your products. SOLIDWORKS Inspection is a simple and intuitive application that can reduce the time needed to create inspection documentation.

Automate your documentation process

You could waste hours every day manually creating documentation for quality inspection. With SOLIDWORKS Inspection, a First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection software, streamlines and automates the creation of ballooned inspection drawings and inspection reports.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection consists of a stand-alone application and a SOLIDWORKS add-in that enables users to leverage their legacy data regardless of whether they have SOLIDWORKS files, PDFs, or TIFFs. Virtually eliminate input errors, improve part quality and reduce time-to-market.

Why SOLIDWORKS Inspection?

There are plenty of reasons. Here are three important benefits:

  • Inspection done faster with just a few clicks
  • Cut time-to-market and reduce scrap
  • Significantly improve your manufacturing processes

Our packages

SOLIDWORKS packages

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standard

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standard is a First Article Inspection (FAI) and in-process inspection software to streamline creation of inspection documentation. It consists of a stand-alone application and a SOLIDWORKS add-in that enables users to leverage their legacy data regardless of whether they have SOLIDWORKS files, PDFs, or TIFFs.

SOLIDWORKS packages

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Professional

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Professional extends capabilities by giving users multiple ways to enter measured values directly into the project to help simplify part inspection. Each characteristic value can be entered manually, by using a digital caliper, or by importing coordinate measuring machine (CMM) results.

Want to see full package features?

SOLIDWORKS Inspection comes in two different packages scalable to meet the needs of your business. Find the perfect fit for you.

Functions and features

Functions and featuresSOLIDWORKS Inspection
Standard
SOLIDWORKS Inspection
Professional
Improved and Streamlined Inspection Workflows
PDF/TIFF File Support
DXF/DWG File Support
SOLIDWORKS Drawing File Support
Optical Character Recognition
Automatic Ballooning
Customize Inspection Reports
Ballooned Drawing Appearance
PDF Drawing Comparison and 2D/3D Revision Management
Quality Sampling Plans
Quality Systems Integration
File Management
Inspection Reports
SOLIDWORKS Part/Assembly File Support
2D/3D CAD File Support
Inspection Measurements
Graphical Pass/Fail Status

Want to learn more? Download SOLIDWORKS Inspection product sheet here.

SP Maskiner AB

“Now one employee instead of two can do the work, which means that we annually save one man-year by using the solution for the automatic generation of our aftermarket documentation and we bring more value to our customers.“

Frequently asked questions

To make an informed choice about SOLIDWORKS, you need all the relevant information. Here are the answers to the questions we are asked most frequently.

Can I get SOLIDWORKS for free?

Unfortunately, a SOLIDWORKS license is not free. The software comes in 3 different packages Standard, Professional and Premium, which all have various functionalities and prices. Learn more above or contact us.

However, Dassault Systèmes offers the software to students for education. If your school or university already has SOLIDWORKS Education, the student access is automatically available for you as student. Your professor will provide a license code granting you instant access. If not, please contact us, and we will help you gain access. Researchers, who meet requirements are also eligible for attractive discounts.

Start-ups that meet certain requirements can obtain access to SOLIDWORKS for free for the first year to help you to get started.

SOLIDWORKS also offers network licenses to eligible incubators, who help start-ups. This provides them with the best tools to work with from the beginning of their journey.

Finally, if you are interested in investing in SOLIDWORKS, but want to test the capabilities of the software first, our free trials may be a great option for you.

Contact us to learn more about your options.

Can you rent SOLIDWORKS?

 

When you need SOLIDWORKS for a short term project, term license could be the best option for you.

Term licenses offer flexible deployment of SOLIDWORKS licenses, which could be useful for start-ups, contractors, consultants, who will gain full access to excellent tools with maximum flexibility at a low cost. You also have the option to mix term and perpetual licenses.

Read more about options for renting SOLIDWORKS.

How do I learn how to use SOLIDWORKS?

Although SOLIDWORKS is one of the most intuitive CAD solutions on the market, its immense capability can be challenging to take advantage of.

We offer an extensive range of trainings, where you and your company can obtain all the skills you need and keep them up to date. With an active subscription, you will also gain unlimited support from our certified local SOLIDWORKS experts.

To learn more, get access to an extensive range of free educational material on our support site and YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

What are the hardware requirements for SOLIDWORKS?

We recommend that you combine a CPU clock speed of at least 3,3 GHz with 32 GB RAM and an SSD. Dassault Systèmes has official recommendations for which GPU is qualified to use with SOLIDWORKS – visit SOLIDWORKS website.

Read more about the things to consider when choosing hardware for SOLIDWORKS.

Using a workstation, which adheres to these recommendations will give you a smooth experience with SOLIDWORKS software products.

Where can I purchase SOLIDWORKS?

You can only purchase SOLIDWORKS through a certified reseller like PLM Group. The SOLIDWORKS Software offering is a comprehensive solution for all your design needs, and it may be challenging to decipher, which tools you need. Our experts can help you find the perfect solutions for your needs – contact us

Scalable license models

With our flexible and scalable licensing options, you can choose to rent or buy the software – all depending on your need.

SOLIDWORKS Term Licensing
When experiencing a short-term need – renting a license is a good option. It gives you easy access to excellent tools and full flexibility at a low cost.

SOLIDWORKS Perpetual Licensing
When you have a long-term need for a solution, a perpetual license is more cost effective.

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    SOLIDWORKS offers all the tools and resources you can dream of. But it is also a comprehensive program and it can be tricky to navigate – and even to make the most of it. In this guide, we show you how to do it.

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    The SOLIDWORKS software contains many shortcuts to help you save unnecessary clicks and enhance your daily work flow. This eBook contains some extremely useful shortcuts that will improve the efficiency of your job. Find the best ones for your work now!

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