How do I change shell thickness in SolidWorks?

How do I use the multi thickness shell in SolidWorks?

Shell with Multi-Thickness Faces

  1. Click in Multi-thickness Faces , then select the faces in the graphics area for which you want to set a thickness that is different from the Thickness under Parameters.
  2. Select a face in Multi-thickness Faces , then set Multi-thickness(es) to set the thickness for the selected face.

Why can’t I shell solidworks?

Shell fails because the shell thickness setting exceeds the minimum radius of curvature for the model. Some three-sided surfaces do not shell properly because of problems solving shells at the vertex. Shells can fail when swept cuts using an existing model edge produce small faces along the resultant edge.

What does the Shell feature do?

The Shell feature hollows out the inside of the solid, leaving a shell of a specified wall thickness. It lets you specify a surface or surfaces that you want to remove from the shell.

How do I create a shell model in Solidworks?

To create a shell feature of uniform thickness:

  1. Click Shell (Features toolbar) or Insert > Features > Shell.
  2. In the PropertyManager, under Parameters: …
  3. Click .

How do you make a hollow solid solidworks?

To convert a boundary surface into a solid, click Insert > Surface > Boundary Surface, and in Options and Preview, click Create solid. To convert a trim-surface feature into a solid, click Insert > Surface > Trim Surface and in Surface Split Options, click Create solid.

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