SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Simple Machine Part 5 Tutorial

Picture-LongSimple Machine Part 5: This is a machined part that has mostly extruded features and some hole wizard holes. Start by building half the part symmetric with Right Plane. Tangent on the right side of sketch using centerline so mirrored cut geometry will not have an extra edge. Then, break up the first few features to keep the sketches as simple as possible. Check out Simple Machine Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 to learn more.

Download: Simple Machine Part 5
Complexity: Basic
Features: Boss Extrude, Fillets, Mirroring, Stepped Boss

Learn more on the SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer or view all the Part Reviewer Tutorials here.

DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Simple Machine Part 5 tutorial is now available for download here.


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