SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Water Filter Cap Tutorial

WaterFilterCap-imageWater Filter Cap: This part was inspired by the water filter cap on a refrigerator. Due to the deep shutoff that creates the handle, the parting line of this part could have been really challenging to model. Using Split Part offered a simple and elegant solution to this problem.

Download: Water Filter Cap
Complexity: Moderate
Features: Multi-Thickness Shell, Split Part, Thin Feature Revolve, Revolve up to surface, Draft, Circular Pattern, Replace Face


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




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