WMC Online Documentation

Introduction

Facts
Engineering Software for all Weidmüller products (Free download)
Over 10116 Weidmüller products available (Relational knowledge)
Engineering with functional and application assistants (Application knowledge)
Integration with leading ECAD Systems (u.a. EPLAN P8, Zuken E3)
Integrated request offer with assembly services (Industrial Automation)

Customer Benefits
Create customer specific solutions
Rail components, terminals, electronic, remote IO, enclosures, accessories
Pre-defined applications and assortments, template projects collision detection & auto completion, define marking and connections
Efficient digital engineering (“From circuit diagrams to terminal rails with marking and fitting enclosure”)
Pre-assembled terminal rails with enclosures in a fast delivery service

Release Notes

WMC Version V9.152.2.8268

Release Date: 20.05.2020

General

•Changes on Azure Deployment Cloud to solve download and update issues

•Rollback for several PE terminal data changes regarding mounting rails
Bugfixes

Bugfixes

•Fixed a crash after update due to language settings (ApplicationSettings.xml)

•GUI changes for Chinese language

WMC Version V9.152.0.8265

Release Date: 27.04.2020

New products

•350 new products

•Over 10.000 products in total

New functions and features

ECAD interfaces

• Implementation of 3D ECAD interfaces for EPLAN and Zuken
• Improvements for 2D ECAD interfaces
• EPLAN version 2.9 compatibility
• Improvements of automated marking features for ECAD projects in WMC

Distributor shop integration

• Introduction of shopping cart feature in WMC
• neutral csv export format of project BOM for exchange with eShops

Local assortment

• Introduction of user country
• Support of local products only available in China

General

• Implementation of tree view function for a structured overview of the project
• Redesign start page for transparent project entry
• Settings and ECAD Import now available on start page
• Realtime visualization of processing on enclosures if STEP models are downloaded
• Redesign of editing dialog for pre punched rails
• Product data corrections regarding PE terminals

Bugfixes

• Correction of filter value setting in Ex enclosure assistant
• Stability fix for rail punching dialog
• Elimination of rounding error on cable gland placement
• Fixed a bug when saving sub assemblies
• Fixed a bug where 2D and 3D export causes 0KB file creations
• Correction of maxGuard project handling causes corrupt project files
• Fixed a bug for mandatory accessory placement

Installation Guide

How to

When installing the Weidmüller Configurator with the installation link at the Weidmüller Website, a WMC icon will be created on the Windows desktop and a WMC program group will be created in your Windows Start menu. To start WMC you double-click the program icon on the desktop. All updates will be installed automatically when you start WMC the next time.

System requirements

To run the WMC correctly you must install the most recent Microsoft.NET-Framework version. Besides there must be an active internet connection to load all updates and data sheets from the servers, and to use the online help.

First steps

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After launching the WMC the startpage is shows all the possible to start new project or continue working with existing projects (Recent Document).

The left hand functions allows to easily switch between the Startpage and the ECAD Interfaces and settings for the User and the Product Catalog.

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Open Project

With Open project you can choose an existing WMC project from your computer. Besides you can choose a project from your Recently used documents.

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Fast Delivery Service

With Fast Delivery Service you can choose between the different Weidmueller Fast Delivery Products like Mounting rails or Enclosures and their delivery times.

The Fast Delivery Service will be explained in detail in an additional section in this manual.

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Select root component

In this section you can choose between the root device for which you want to start the engineering process. The different options are explained below.

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Template Project

If you want to get an impression of possible configurations there are some template projects. You can choose a template project from the list to get a short description of it. With the button New you create a new project based on this template to view it in detail or modify it.

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Application Assistants

You can directly start your project with one of our application assistants which will guide you through a detailed configuration to give you a complete solution for your application.

There are different application assistant for rail mounted components, enclosures and heavy-duty connectors.

The different assistants will be explained in detail in a separated chapter of this manual.

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Heavy-duty connectors

In the HDC Assistant you can create a custom enclosure where you can choose the housing and the inserts.

Working in the WMC

Application Assistant in detail

ECAD interfaces

Fast Delivery Service

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