How does solidworks calculate the volume of assembly?

How do you calculate internal volume of an assembly in SolidWorks?

To measure internal volume:

  1. With an open part, click Intersect (Features toolbar) or Insert > Features > Intersect.
  2. In the FeatureManager design tree, select Shell1 and Plane6.
  3. Click Intersect (Features toolbar) or Insert > Features > Intersect.
  4. In the PropertyManager, click Create internal regions and click Intersect.

How do you find internal volume?

Calculating Internal Enclosure Volume

Internal dimensions can be found by subtracting the thickness of wall and dividers from an external dimension. The thickness of each end panel is 0.75”. The internal width can now be found by subtracting the thickness of both end panels from the outside width of the enclosure.

How do you create a cavity in Solidworks?

To create a cavity in the mold base:

  1. Optional: Insert the design parts and the mold base into an interim assembly.
  2. In the assembly window, select the mold base, and click Edit Component on the Assembly toolbar. …
  3. Click Cavity on the Mold Tools toolbar, or click Insert > Mold > Cavity.

How do you intersect in Solidworks?

To intersect or merge bodies:

  1. With the part open, click Insert > Features > Intersect .
  2. For Solids, Surfaces, or Planes, select the bodies to intersect or merge.
  3. Select Cap planar openings on surfaces to cap flat openings in surfaces.
  4. Click Intersect. …
  5. Select regions to exclude. …
  6. Select options as required: …
  7. Click .
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