SolidWorks Part Reviewer: Simple Machine Part 2

simplemachinepart2Simple Machine Part 2: This part is a machined part with mainly extruded bosses and extruded cuts. Added material using convert and offset entities to follow the profile feature outer boundaries.

Using convert and offset entities allows for the perimeter wall geometry to update automatically if there are design changes of the parent features (in this case sketch1 of profile feature).

Download: Simple Machine Part 2
Complexity: Basic
Features used: Extrudeed Boss, Extruded Cut, Mirror

This is part two in a three part series. Take a look back at the Simple Machine Part 1.

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