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Solidworks 2014 Parts Library 1.4

Complete set of OpenBuilds parts

  1. Rob Stehlik
    OpenBuilds Parts for your projects!

    Solidworks 2014 OpenBuilds Parts Library
    Official OpenBuilds Part Models commissioned by OpenBuilds,LLC

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    The goal when creating this library was to produce simple and accurate models. Samples of all parts were measured directly. PDF drawings of the machined parts are provided for reference.

    To use this library effectively, you should add it to your Design Library in Solidworks:
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    Watch what happens when you drag and drop screws over the holes in a plate! They will snap into place automatically. When you release the mouse button, you can choose the screw length.

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Recent Reviews

  1. maestrofarraz
    maestrofarraz
    5/5,
    Version: 1.3
    Excellent. Thanks for your great job!
  2. Alan Gibson
    Alan Gibson
    5/5,
    Version: 1.3
    Awesome work.

    I've found one problem though. When trying to import Linear Actuator End Mount into OnShape, the import fails with "The following 1 parts failed validation and could not be imported: 1 unnamed". I'd much appreciate if you could fix this, as I don't have a copy of SolidWorks.
    1. Rob Stehlik
      Author's Response
      Sorry for the late reply. I have no experience with OnShape, so I probably won't be much help. Does this occur with other parts as well? Can you import STEP or IGES files into OnShape?
  3. Arloag
    Arloag
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Hi Rob. Great job!! You help a lot of people to save many many hours with our designs. Thank you very much!!! ;)
  4. Bullseye Body
    Bullseye Body
    4/5,
    Version: 1.2
    I successfully loaded the file into Solidworks 2016, however each time I select a component to add to the drawing, I continue to receive multiple errors stating "Could not load Solidworks DLL: " and gives multiple file names all ending in .dll after that warning message. Could you please let me know if that's an error on my part? The entire library loads correctly into Solidworks and appears in the design library at the right pane, but once a component is clicked and appears in the drawing pane, that's when the errors began to occur and the only way to stop them no matter what you click, is to "X" out of the drawing.
  5. Jason Kraft
    Jason Kraft
    4/5,
    Version: 1.1
    This is almost perfect, but I'm having trouble seeing the M5 low profile 10mm screw. It's appearing invisible for some reason. Not sure if this is something stupid I'm doing in Solidworks or if it's an issue with the part itself.
    1. Rob Stehlik
      Author's Response
      I'm not sure what would be causing this. I was just recently using these screws in an assembly and they showed up fine. I have seen situations where you accidentally change a parts display properties in the feature manager, and it can be very disconcerting.
  6. juseflo
    juseflo
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Merci beaucoup pour la bibliothèque
    Super travaille
  7. DarkAlchemist
    DarkAlchemist
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    You have an error I found with the V-Slot material as it is listed (I only checked the 20x20x1M) as 6061-T6(SS) but in the store it is listed as "OpenBuilds V-Slot is made with 6063 T-5 Aluminum Extrusion" and that is a big difference if someone needs to run any simulations.
    1. Rob Stehlik
      Author's Response
      I can change the material, but the difference is not as significant as you might think. The ultimate tensile strength is quite different because of the temper, but I sure hope nobody is designing their builds anywhere near the breaking point of the extrusion. Most people would instead be concerned with deflection values, which depends on the Elastic modulus. For these two alloys, the elastic modulus is identical.
  8. gabi
    gabi
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Thanks for your work!!
  9. Manuelito Penagos
    Manuelito Penagos
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    thanks for the resources.. is very well
  10. Rednecknerd
    Rednecknerd
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Rob, your the man. Thank you for this awesome resource!
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