Controlling a SolidWorks Model from NI LabVIEW


Explore the basic programming techniques needed to control your SolidWorks assembly using industrial-grade motion control software. Learn to execute precise 2D motion trajectories by exploring the NI SoftMotion functions for straight line, arc, and contour moves and more. Deploy and run your simulation using LabVIEW and visualize the motion path in SolidWorks.


For the purpose of providing comprehensive training, the assemblies in this video run at a very high velocity. SolidWorks completes a full motion analysis on your assembly, which depends on your computer speed. National Instruments recommends at minimum 1 GB and an Intel or AMD processor. For more detailed recommendations, view the SolidWorks System Requirements.

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