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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D - Exercise #05

This exercise allows you to route the wires in the 3D layout. It is based on the previous one, if you did not complete the Exercise #04, you can download the electrical project file. Unarchive it in SOLIDWORKS Electrical.


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Routing wires

Using the segregation

Routing wires


1. Open the Cabinet assembly.

2. Launch the wire routing.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D menu: Route wires

3. Select the SOLIDWORKS Route option.



Using the segregation

1. Delete the routing (The wire routing appears in the SOLIDWORKS creation tree structure).

2. Click on the Segregation icon in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical tab to create a segregation rule.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical menu: Segregation Management


Define the following segregation rules:

- The control wires (~24 V) will only run through the right-hand vertical duct.

- The power wires (N, L1, L2, L3) will only run through the left-hand vertical duct.


3. Select the Wire style mode.

4. Click the Select wire style button.

5. In the wire style selector, select the ~24 V wire.

6. In the graphical area, select the left-hand vertical duct, taking care to check that the selection mode is Exclude.

7. Repeat this operation for the power wires.

8. Restart routing in SOLIDWORKS mode on all the components.



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