SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic


SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics packages provide standalone, easy-to-use, electrical design tools that enable you to efficiently define electrical interconnections for complex electrical systems. SOLIDWORKS® Electrical Schematics has an intuitive and easy-to-use interface that automates complex tasks, such as contact cross-referencing and terminal drawings. It accelerates product development by simultaneously minimizing the repetitive tasks associated with developing electrical schematics.




SOLIDWORKS Electrical is a powerful intelligent electrical design software. It has a powerful library database provides thousands of symbols and more than 600000 manufactured parts with major brands in the market., There is dedicated libraries of symbols for Circuit symbols, PLCs Connectors, Footprints etc., User can speed up their schematics designing with existing schematic & footprint symbols available in the library. Teams can work concurrently to reduce development time, and automated management tools streamline design of complex PLC connections, connector.

Which SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics package is right for you?

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics StandardSOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics Professional
Single-line Schematics
Electrical system planning tool for creating complex embedded electrical system utilizing simple pictorial representations of electrical components and interconnectors.
Multi-Line Schematics
Schematic creation tool with a simplified user interface optimized for simplification of repetitive tasks.
Mixed Schematic
Combine both single-line and multiline drawings on the same schematic, while maintaining associativity.
2D Cabinet Creation
Generate 2D panel representations from an electrical schematic, with 2D outlines of electrical components.
Electrical Component and Symbol Library
Extensive library of industry-standard schematic symbols (IEC, ANSI, JIS, GB) combined with a database of manufacturer parts to provide an easily customizable and adaptable parts database through easy-to-use import tools.
Design and Reuse
Suite of integrated tools for intelligent cut and paste, an easy-to-access selection of “favorite” components and circuit design elements, and the ability to reuse non-SOLIDWORKS Electrical design elements though easy-to-use import wizards.
Automated Terminal Drawing Creation
Automatically generate terminal drawings based on and synchronized with the real-time design.
Automated Contact Cross-Referencing
Electrical contacts are automatically cross-referenced in real time and synchronized based on availability and type of contacts from manufacturer-specific components.
Advanced Formula Manager
From wire naming to project name formulas, SOLIDWORKS Electrical includes enhanced formula capabilities.
Electrical Component and Symbol Library Management
Integrated Symbol Library that provides easy access to electrical design elements and components.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Content Portal
Web-based content portal providing access to an extensive library of industry-standard schematic symbols and a database of manufacturer parts.
Enhanced SOLIDWORKS PDM Connector
Enhanced PDM interface providing electrical and mechanical data management in one system based on proven SOLIDWORKS PDM capabilities.
Report Generation
Automatically generate reports based on real-time design database queries, with custom reports possible via integrated custom report creation tools.
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics linked to 3D SOLIDWORKS assemblies, facilitating verification of proper fit, planning of all wire, cable, harness routes, and calculation of all wire lengths prior to any assembly.
Common ECAD and MCAD Database
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics are bi-directionally linked and allow multi-user interaction in  real time. ECAD and MCAD share a common database, ensuring consistency and facilitating creation of a single, unified BOM.
PLC Tools
The Product Lifecycle Management (PLC) management tools automate many PLC wiring design tasks, along with the ability to import PLC data and labels.
Dynamic Connector Tools
Powerful, easy-to-use connector wizard helps simplify the creation, design, and use of electrical connectors.
Real-time Collaboration
Synchronized, bi-directional environment enables multiple users to work on the same project simultaneously in real time for easier project collaboration.
Automated publishing of schematic data, drawings, and reports for archival and revision control.
Real-time Synchronization
SOLIDWORKS Electrical synchronizes all project design data in real time, bi-directionally in a multi-user collaborative environment between 2D schematics and the 3D model. This synchronization unifies key information (such as Bill of Materials (BOM) and design data) between design disciplines and users.
Global Project Settings
Addition of global project setting for drawing style, project attributes and wire-style managers.
Manufacturer Part
Enhanced ability to add external links to PDF files, enhanced data fields, and addition of cable lengths for pre-defined and custom cables.
Enhanced support of index and passive symbols.
Marks and Wires Management
Enhanced support for number group options, reuse of unused wire marks, natural ordering support, and enhanced DWG import capabilities.
Multi-Level Terminals Strip Support
Support of 3D terminal strip management with the capability to renumber and set component terminal properties. Additional capabilities include the ability to add manufacturer parts, circuits and capability to add accessory components to the terminal strip.
Distributed Mode
Enhances SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic performance by minimizing network traffic and deferring real-time project updates. This technology provides a performance boost on large projects and remote access, without having to use special techniques.
Ability to create custom part classifications, enhancing part management and selection.


SOLIDWORKS Electrical helps companies simplify the electrical design process and enables concurrent development of electrical and mechanical aspects of a design.

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