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Discover the features of SOLIDWORKS Sustainability and compare all versions, SOLIDWORKS Sustainability and SustainabilityXpress. Click on each capability to find out more about each element of functionality. A copy of the product matrix can be found at the bottom of the SOLIDWORKS Sustainability Datasheet.
Environmental Impact Dashboard with Key Indicators
  • Easy to read graphic display of a design's carbon footprint, energy consumption, water and air pollutants.
GaBi LCA Environmental Database from PE International
  • Perform environmental assessments using the gold-standard GaBi LCA database from PE international.
Seamlessly integrated with SOLIDWORKS interface
  • Seamless integration within the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD application interface lets you continually assess the environmental impact of your design during development.
Environmental Impact Estimates of Parts
  • Determine the environmental effects of components based on material manufacturing process and the locations where parts are made and used.
Find Similar Material Selection Tool
  • Powerful "Find Similar" tool enables you to search for similar materials based on engineering properties and immediately compare their effects on the environment.
Customisable Reports
  • Clearly summarise and communicate your design choices and their related sustainability ratings.
Establish Baseline to Compare Design Decisions
  • Easily establish a environmental profile to compare design variations.
Baseline Comparison Report
  • Summarise and communicate the different environmental profiles between two design variations.
GaBi Database Updates for New Materials and Processes
  • Download updates to the GaBi LCA database on the fly for new material and process environmental datasets as they become available.
Request New Materials and Processes
  • Submit requests for new environmental datasets on your own materials and processes, a premium service offered in partnership with PE International.
View Transportation Mode and Distance Inputs
  • View default assumptions for transportation modes and distances.
View Manufacturing Process Inputs
  • View default assumptions for electricity, heat energy, and scrap rates of each manufacturing process for greater transparency in environmental assessment.
View Recycled Content Values
  • View the default percentage of recycled content in the typical trade mix for applicable materials.
View End-of-Life Inputs
  • See the default percentage of your product that is typically recycled, incinerated, or sent to landfill for the given Use Region.
Compare Raw Material Financial Impact
  • Select materials based on a balance of environmental impacts and financial impacts (raw material costs), based on regularly updated material commodity prices.
Priority Support for Material and Process Requests
  • Sustainability customers have first priority for submitted material and process requests.
Editable Manufacturing Process Inputs
  • Edit the default assumptions for electricity, heat energy, and scrap rates of each manufacturing process for custom manufacturing operations.
Editable Transportation Mode and Distance Inputs
  • Edit the default transportation distances across multiple transportation modes for custom product distribution scenarios.
Editable Recycled Content Values
  • Edit the default percentage of recycled content for applicable materials.
Editable End-of-Life Inputs
  • Work with the same high level of speed, functionality and security as your design organisations grows.
Account for Product Longevity
  • Input the design lifetime, or how long your design is built to last, in order to determine the effects product longevity on the environmental impacts.
Perform Time-Dependent Environmental Assessments
  • Define the baseline duration of use to see the effects of product longevity in various usage scenarios.
Environmental Impact Estimates of Assemblies
  • Evaluate the environmental profile of entire assemblies to gain a clear understanding of how each component contributes to the overall impact.
SOLIDWORKS Configuration Support
  • Easily compare design variations using SOLIDWORKS robust configuration management tools.
Priority Support for Material and Process Requests
  • Sustainability customers have first priority for submitted material and process requests.
Input “Use Phase” Energy
  • Expand the environmental assessment to include the energy consumed during use of the product to truly consider impacts along the entire product lifecycle.
Report Includes BOM with Most Impactful Components
  • Communicate the most impactful components in a clear and concise list
Assembly Visualisation Support
  • Graphically shade each component based on its contribution to carbon emmissions, energy consumption, and air and water pollutants.

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