Chapter 12 – Advanced SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Core Features

  1. Drafts are commonly applied to parts that are made with injection molding. A draft is a slight tilt between two different surfaces at different levels. The draft feature enables us to easily create this tilted surface. The Shell command enables us to make a shell of an existing model. It makes it easy to create objects such as cans and containers in a simple way. Ribs are often welded support structures that are added help to link different components/parts together. The feature rib enables us to create this support.
  2. The Hole Wizard in SOLIDWORKS enables us to create holes in our model that match international standards for holes. This includes drilling and threading of the holes ...

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