Requesting Materials

If the Materials dialog box does not contain a material you need, you can request that the material be added.

  1. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click Material FM_material.gif and select Edit Material.
  2. In the Material dialog box, in the left pane, click Sustainability Extras.
  3. On the Properties tab in the right pane, to see a listing of available materials, click Check online listing.

    A Web page opens, listing the SOLIDWORKS materials that are currently defined in the sustainability database and what you can model with them.

  4. To request that a material be added to the database, click Submit a Request.

    The Request a Material form on the SOLIDWORKS Sustainability Website appears. The form includes a list of recent material requests and their status.

  5. Complete and submit the form.
  6. When you are notified that the material you requested has been added, click Check for Updates to download the latest updates.