SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Complex Machine Part 4

Picture-RegularComplex Machine Part 4: This is a machined part that has extruded features, some revolved features, and some special cuts that include boundary and sweep cuts. This part is an example of a multibody solid. It has 14 different bodies which could be separated out into their own part files. A Helix/Spiral is used to create the Sweep path. A derived sketch creates a link to the original sketch, a parent child relationship where if you change the original sketch the derived sketch will automatically update. The Delete Body removes construction surface geometry to eliminate clutter and any confusion for down-stream users.

To learn more, check out Complex Machine Part 1, Complex Machine Part 2, and Complex Machine Part 3.

Download: Complex Machine Part 4
Complexity: Complex
Features: Shaft Side Cutout, Cut Revolve, Circular Pattern, Fillet, Shell, Delete Body

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


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