How does solidworks calculate draft?

What does draft do in Solidworks?

Draft tapers faces using a specified angle to selected faces in the model. One application is to make a molded part easier to remove from the mold. You can insert a draft in an existing part or draft while extruding a feature.

How do you do a draft in Solidworks 2020?

To draft a model face:

  1. Click Draft (Features toolbar) or Insert > Features > Draft.
  2. Set the options in the PropertyManager. Click Detailed Preview to preview the draft.
  3. Click OK .

How do I turn off draft analysis in SolidWorks?

Click View > Modify > Draft Analysis. To turn off the analysis: Click Draft Analysis (View toolbar) or View > Display > Draft Analysis.

How many entities can you choose to mate with an angle mate?

Click Mate (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mate. In the Mate PropertyManager, for Entities to Mate , select two entities in the graphics area or the flyout FeatureManager design tree. Under Standard Mates, click Angle and set the dimension.

How do you extrude a draft?

Draft in an extrusion can also be used to create tapered parts. In a straight extrusion the draft angle is 0°, so all extruded surfaces are perpendicular to the original profile. Draft modifies an extrusion by adjusting the angle between the extruded surfaces and the original sketch plane.

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How do you taper in Solidworks?

To extrude an entity with a taper angle:

  1. Click Solids > Draw > Extrude (or type Extrude).
  2. Specify the type of entities to create. Surface. …
  3. Specify the entities to extrude and press Enter.
  4. Specify the Taper angle option.
  5. Specify the taper angle and press Enter.
  6. Specify the extrusion height.

Why we do draft analysis?

The Draft Analysis command enables you to detect if the part you drafted will be easily removed. This type of analysis is performed based on color ranges identifying zones on the analyzed element where the deviation from the draft direction at any point, corresponds to specified values.

What is draft analysis NX?

Draft analysis lets you check parts and/or molds, to make sure they will seperate. Hopefully avoiding “locking” the part in the mold (or mould).

How do you do a draft analysis in Solidworks?

To perform an analysis:

  1. Click Draft Analysis (Mold Tools toolbar) or View > Display > Draft Analysis. Set analysis parameters and color settings, and then click .
  2. Click View > Modify > Draft Analysis.
  3. Click Draft Analysis (View toolbar) or View > Display > Draft Analysis.

How do you split a line in Solidworks?

To create a projection split line:

  1. Click Split Line. (Curves toolbar) or Insert > Curve > Split Line.
  2. In the PropertyManager, under Type of Split, select Projection.
  3. Under Selections, click: A sketch for Sketch to Project . You can select multiple contours from the same sketch to split. …
  4. Click . Before. After.
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