This is 16th tutorial post of SolidWorks CAD 3D modeling program about the using of Trim Entities tools in Sketch. The Trim Entities tool is mainly used for removing unwanted parts or portions from your design sketch. For trimming, you must have coincident sketch parts with another. The Sketch Trim Entities also consist of “Extend Entities” tool, which helps to extend or adjusting the lines. The trimming is like removing unwanted parts using a scissors.
Trim Entities Tool
When opening trim tool, you can see the trim property manager in the user-interface. It consists of 5 different types of trim options such as Power trim, Corner, Trim away inside, Trim away outside and Trim to closest.
Note: This is just tutorial showing how to use trim entities tool, not showing any product drawing or designing in it. If you are advanced SolidWorks user please avoid it. This Solidworks tutorial is for beginners, students or people likes to learn about SolidWorks.
Watch How to Use SolidWorks Sketch Trim Entities Tools:-
Let us see how to use each one of the trim tools in detailed manner.
For doing this tutorial, just draw rough sketch using 4 lines; i.e., two in parallel (horizontal) and other in parallel (vertical) is shown below.
I want to remove the unwanted lines from the sketch using the Trim entities tool. Let’s do it.