SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Wave Washer Tutorial

Wave Washer: Washer-RegularTo begin, the planes are created as simple offset planes. The sketches are created using a Derived Sketch that is an exact copy of the parent sketch. Curves are added using a 3D Sketch and a Spline. The profile for the Sweep is a rectangle with center line from midpoint to midpoint. The ‘thickness’ of the metal should be perpendicular to the main face all around the perimeter. Curve 1 and Curve 2 are created as a Curve through Reference Points,using the Closed Curve check box.

Download: Wave Washer
Complexity: Basic
Features: Sketch, Curve, Sweep, Surface Fill, Thicken

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


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