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Multibody Parts

With SolidWorks Costing®, you can calculate how much it costs to manufacture multibody parts.

When you apply Costing to multibody parts, you can select a main template that controls Costing operations at the part level. The main template references two other templates, one for sheet metal bodies, and one for machined bodies. The software automatically recognizes sheet metal bodies. For machined or custom bodies, you can specify the type of body in the Costing Task Pane.
The Costing tool does not compute the cost of custom bodies. You enter the cost of a custom body in the Costing Task Pane.

You can also switch from the multibody Costing environment to a single-body environment to improve performance.

You must assign a custom cost to weldment bodies in a multibody part.

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