Import your BOM from CAD

There are 2 ways to import data from CAD system:

(1) Using Excel file

(2) Using one of the OpenBOM CAD plug-ins or integrations designed specifically for your CAD product.

Excel file is simple. If you can export to Excel from CAD, do it and then following the guidance how to import Excel here, otherwise you need to install one of the available plug-ins.

Here is the list of available out-of-the-box CAD plug-ins:

  1. Altium Designer
  2. Autodesk Inventor
  3. Autodesk Fusion360
  4. Dassault Systems SOLIDWORKS
  5. Onshape
  6. Siemens PLM Solid Edge
  7. Kubotek KeyCreator

Integrations with other CAD systems are available as paid service. Please contract support@openbom.com for more information.

To download one of the available integrations start at your OpemBOM dashboard and click the “Integration” button:

To integrate with Onshape, navigate to Onshape app store using your Onshape account.

Follow installation process instruction for each CAD system  detailed documentation page and Onshape App store.