SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Simple Machine Part 4 Tutorial

Picture-RegularSimple Machine Part 4: This part is made using extruded features with some hole wizard holes. Cutout fillets are used to add materials instead of removing the material. The Mirror tool is used to save time by creating one half of the part and then mirror the body. Make sure to select “Merge Results” to ensure the geometry fuses together to become ONE solid body NOT TWO. To learn more about Simple Machine Parts, take a look at Simple Machine Part 1, Simple Machine Part 2, and Simple Machine Part 3.

Download: Simple Machine Part 4
Complexity: Basic
Features: Bottom Tab, Side Tab, Sketch, Fillet, Chamfer, Mirror

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DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Simple Machine Part 4 tutorial is now available for download here.


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