Creating a BOM in Onshape

Here’s how you create a BOM in Onshape using openBoM.

Note: We suggest you first read, Setup Onshape integrated app, before proceeding.

  1. Ensure the openBoM integrated app is installed.  It’s available in the Onshape App Store.
  2. Navigate to the openBoM app and click “openBoM”
  3. Configure the type of BOM you’d like to create.
    • BOM Type:
      • Part List: Creates a BOM consisting of Parts from the chosen Assembly or  Parts Studio.
      • Single Level BOM: Creates a flat BOM consisting of all available Assemblies.
      • Multi Level BOM: Create a multi-level BOM view from all available Assemblies and sub-Assemblies.
    • “for Assembly”: choose desired Assembly or Parts Studio
    • Group by name: Group all Parts instances with identical names together
    • Include geometric data: Add Onshape boundary box Width, Height, and Length dimensions to a BOM
  4. Click green gear box to configure BOM Template…to configure the BOM TemplateWatch video to learn more about BOM property templates: How to customize an Onshape BOM using the property template
  5. Click “Create BOM”
  6. BOM will be generated and you’re ready to work

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