SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Cubic Trefoil Knot

Cubic Trefoil Knot: This model demonstrates a different technique for creating a weldment without using a 3D sketch or a collection of 2D sketches. This multi-body part is called a Cubic Trefoil Knot. It is a 3D-golygon (knotted golygon).  Instead of using standard weldment structural members, the building blocks are created then patterned.

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Complexity: Basic

Features: Move/Copy Body, Constraint

Complexity: Basic

Want to learn more? You can view the full list of previous Part Reviewer Tutorials here.

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

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