SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Die Cast Tutorial

die_cast_moderate_imageDie Cast: Fillets and draft are important features to the integrity of a die cast part. Appropriate use of fillets and draft help prevent cracking, tears and shrinkage, and insure proper flow and cooling of the alloy. This part, although deceptively simple, has several side actions to create some pockets and the side plates.

Download: Die Cast
Complexity: Moderate
Features used: Fillet, rib, draft, split line, surface fill

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