SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Light Bulb Tutorial

Light Bulb: This model has some unique features in it to create the bulb geometry. There are two sweep features that include a swept cut to create the lower threads. There is an example of composite curve to create a complex sweep path using easy to understand steps and geometry. Download this file to shed some light on how to create helical sweeps.

Download: Light Bulb
Complexity: Moderate
Features used: Revolve, Fillets, Dome

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DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Light Bulb tutorial is now available for download here.

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