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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Creating Rest Features

image A rest feature is a shelf or landing area applied to a curved or slanted face of a plastic part, often used as a surface on which to mount other components. The results of the rest feature are largely dependent upon the orientation of the rest sketch in relation to the target body and the combination of settings and selections you choose. The Through All option will extend the rest profile through the extents of the target body and the direction arrow will change the results, as shown in the comparison of Figure 19.9 and Figure 19.10.

FIGURE 19.9: Through All termination with the direction set downward

FIGURE 19.10: Through ...

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