Quick Answer: How do you select materials in Solidworks?

How do I change materials in Solidworks?

Editing a Custom Material

  1. In a part document, right-click Material in the FeatureManager design tree and select Edit Material.
  2. In the material tree, browse to a custom library and select a custom material.
  3. Edit properties of the material, then click Save.

How do you find the material of a part in Solidworks?

When in an assembly file the material option will not be in the feature tree. To locate the material option in an assembly, simply right click on the part of which the material will be changed and find the material option in the menu and click on the “edit material”.

How do you edit material properties in Solidworks?

Editing a Custom Material

  1. In a part document, right-click Material in the FeatureManager design tree and select Edit Material.
  2. In the material tree, browse to a custom library and select a custom material.
  3. Edit properties of the material, then click Save.

How do I apply MS material in Solidworks?

Simply right-click on the material, and choose “Add to Favorites”.



How to Add SOLIDWORKS Material Properties

  1. Create a new material library. ( You cannot add materials to the SOLIDWORKS default library)
  2. Once you have your library created, now is the time to add a category. …
  3. Next, add a material to the property.
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How do I export materials in Solidworks?

Exporting Custom Materials



Go to your file directory, and locate ProgramData on your local drive. From here select, SOLIDWORKS, SOLIDWORKS 2017 and then Custom Materials. The file found in this folder should be called something like “Custom Materials. sldmat”.

How do I view material properties in Solidworks?

In a part document, click Options or Tools > Options. On the Document Properties tab, click Material Properties.

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