Monthly Archive:: June 2015

SolidWorks Exercises-1: Circle Sketch and Extrude Boss Feature

For learning SolidWorks features in detail, need to do some exercises with each feature tools. This post is about SolidWorks Exercises for creating different shapes using extrude boss tool and circle. Here I am going to show basic 3D shapes such as cylinder and cone. In each shape tutorial, I will show the different applications [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorials 15: Extrude Cut Feature

Extrude cut is another cool feature which helps to remove materials from the 3D model. It is just opposite to extrude boss/base feature, because it cuts a sketch profile while extruding. You can cut in both directions and mainly used for creating holes, channels, slots etc. This feature tool is also located in command manager [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorials 14: Revolved Boss/Base Feature

Revolved Boss or Base is a SolidWorks feature tool which is used to create solid 3D model around an axis. You can revolve the sketch around an axis to add materials to it. You can access revolved boss/base from both command manager and menubar. Like the SolidWorks extrude boss/base feature, you can also add materials [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorial 13: Extrude Boss/Base Feature Tool

Do you know how to use Extrude Boss/Base feature in Solidworks interface? Extrude Boss/Base is one of the important and very useful tool in Soildworks CAD software to create solid 3D models. It extrudes a sketch or selected sketch contours in one or two directions to create solid feature. That means, if you have closed [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorial 12: Sketch Chamfer Tool

Do you know how to use the sketch chamfer tool in SolidWorks? The Sketch chamfer tool is mainly used to convert a vertex or intersection of two lines into small equal or unequal or varying angle distant line. It replaces the vertex by a line having a length. You can also control the angle of [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorial 11: Sketch Fillet Tool

Do you want to make curved corner on your sketch entities in Solidworks? Then Sketch fillet tool is useful tool for you. It is mainly used to round the corner at the intersection between two sketch entities. While creating round corners, it automatically creates two tangent arc at the filleted sketch. In this tutorial you [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorials 10: Parabola Sketching

Do you know how to use parabola sketching tool in Solidworks? This tutorial shows the how to draw parabola in SolidWorks sketch interface. Parabola is a curve having a directrix and focus, in which all the points on the parabolic curve are equaled distant from it. Another term associated with parabola is Vertex, which is [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorial 9: Ellipse Sketching Tool

Do you know how to do ellipse sketching in Solidworks? You know about the Ellipse shape very well. Here I give small idea about Ellipse. It is a curve on plane having two focal distances and also the sum of the focal lengths is constant for all the points on the curve. To obtain an [&hellip

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SolidWorks Tutorial 8: Smart Dimension Sketch Tool

The “Smart Dimension” is another important sketch tool in SolidWorks. It helps to correct or modify the dimension for sketched part according to your idea or paper drawing. You can find the Smart Dimension tool at the sketch toolbar manager. It also helps to notate the dimensions of the designed part or products as per [&hellip

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Polygon Sketching Tool_SolidWorks Tutorial 7

Do you know how to do polygon sketching in Solidworks? Polygon is contains line segments (edges) which forms a closed loop or circuit. Depends on the line segments numbers regular polygons are triangle (3 sides), quadrilateral (4 sides), pentagon (5 sides), hexagon (6 sides), heptagon (7 sides), octagon (8 sides), nonagon (9 sides) and decagon [&hellip

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