Create a drawing template in Solidworks

To be able to see the top view, front view, side view we can use a drawing template.
To create a drawing template in Solidworks, the steps we have to do is:

- Click Open on the menu bar, and browse to the folder where you saved the file.
- Select the name of the file that we save, and click Open.
- Click the downward-pointing arrow beside the New button on the menu bar, and select Make Drawing From Part / Assembly
- In the New SolidWorks Document window, click the Advanced button located on the lower left corner of the window.
In the Advanced view of the New SolidWorks Document window, select a size drawing template, and click OK.
Then we click OK on the New SolidWorks Document window,
new drawing will place the initial view and make the necessary projections.


Click the Save button on the menu bar, and make sure that we are in
the same folder, then save the file name, click Save.






























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Thin Extrude feature

The thin Extrude feature is one of the staples of SolidWorks  modeling. Depending on the type of modeling that you do, the Extrude feature may be one of your main tools.

The initial step we have to do is to sketch.
Click Extruded Boss / Base on the Features toolbar, or click Insert, Boss / Base, Extrude. on Choose Thin Feature
Use the Thin Feature option to control the thickness of the extrude.
Thin base feature can be used as the basis for the sheet metal.
To set the extrude feature thin type, Choose:
One-Direction> Set the thickness of one direction to extrude out of the sketch.
Mid-Plane. Set the thickness of the extrude with the same thickness in both directions from the sketch.
The Mid Plane end condition eliminates the Direction 2 options and divides the
extrude distance equally in both directions; for example, if you specify a 1.00-inch Mid
Plane, SolidWorks extrudes .50 inches in one direction and .50 inches in the other direction.
Two-Direction. Allows us to set a different thickness to the thickness direction of the extrude the other direction.
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Cut Revolve Features

Cut Revolves add or remove material by revolving one or more profiles around a centerline.
The cut revolve feature can be a solid, a thin feature, or a surface.
The sketch for a thin or surface revolved feature can contain multiple open or closed intersecting profiles.
The profile sketch must be a 2D sketch; 3D sketches are not supported for profiles. The Axis of Revolution can be a 3D sketch.

To create a cut revolve feature:
Create a sketch that contains one or more profiles and a centerline, line, or edge to use as the axis around which the feature cut revolves.
Click Revolved Cut on the Features toolbar > or Insert > Cut >Revolve
In the PropertyManager, set the options.
Click OK .



























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Mirror

Creates a mirrored about a face or a plane.
body in a single model or multibody part to create a mirror entity.


To mirror a feature:
Click Mirror on the Features toolbar or Insert, Pattern/Mirror, Mirror.
Under Mirror Face/Plane , select a face or a plane in the graphics area.
You can select features, the faces that comprise features.

To use features: Under Features to Mirror , click one or more features in the model or use the flyout in the FeatureManager design tree.

To mirror the entire model: Under Bodies to Mirror , select a model in the graphics area.

The mirrored model attaches to the face you select.

To use faces: Under Faces to Mirror , in the graphics area click the faces that comprise the feature you want to mirror. Faces to Mirror is useful with imported parts where the import process included the faces of the feature, but not the feature itself.

To mirror a pattern on multibody parts:

Under Features to Mirror , select the pattern from the FeatureManager design tree.

Under Options, select Geometry pattern.

Under Feature Scope, select an option based on the bodies to which you want to apply the pattern.

To use bodies: Under Bodies to Mirror , in the graphics area select the body you want to mirror.

If you select Bodies to Mirror, the following Options appear:

Merge solids. When you select a face on a solid part, and clear the Merge solids check box, you can create a mirrored body that is attached to the original body, but is a separate entity. If you select Merge solids, the original part and the mirrored part become a single entity.














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Trim surfaces

Surface modeling in itself can be tedious work because of all the
manual detail that you must add. Solid modeling as we know it is simply an evolutionary step that adds automation to surface modeling. The automation maintains a closed boundary of surfaces around the solid volume.

You can use a surface, plane, or sketch as a trim tool to trim intersecting surfaces. You can also use a surface in conjunction with additional surfaces, as mutual trim tools. Trim surface includes the following options:
To trim a surface:
Create two or more surfaces that intersect at one or more points, or create a surface that intersects with a plane or has a sketch on its face.
Click Trim Surface on the Surfaces toolbar, or click Insert, Surface, Trim.
In the PropertyManager, under Trim Type, select a type:
Standard. Trims surfaces using surfaces, sketch entities, curves, planes, and so on.


Mutual. Trims multiples surfaces using the surfaces themselves.
Under Selections, choose from these options:
Trim tool (available with Standard selected under Trim Type). Select a surface, sketch entity, curve, or plane in the graphics area as the tool that trims other surfaces.
Surfaces (available with Mutual selected under Trim Type). Select multiple surfaces in the graphics area for Trimming Surfaces to use to trim themselves.
Select a trim action:
Keep selections. Retains the surfaces listed under Pieces to Keep . Intersecting surfaces not listed under Pieces to Keep are discarded.
Remove selections. Discard the surfaces listed under Pieces to Remove . Intersecting surfaces not listed under Pieces to Remove are retained.
Select surfaces in Pieces to Keep or in Pieces to Remove , based on the trim action.
Under Surface Split Options, select an item:
Natural. Forces the boundary edges to follow the shape of the surface.
Linear. Forces the boundary edges to follow a linear direction from the trim point.
Split all. Display all splits in the surface.






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Insert, Surface, Loft

Once we create a profile or sketch 2d and 3d, we will try to use the SolidWorks menu facility, the surface loft

We can create a loft guide curves by using two or more profiles and one or more guide curves to connect the profile.
Profiles can be either planar or non-planar. We help guide curves to control the resulting intermediate profile.
Add Pierce relations between the guide curves and edges or points on non-planar faces.
Sketch of the profile remains necessary to make the apartment.
Add the relationship between profiles and guide curves:
Pierce curve relationship between guidelines and the node, user-defined points, sketch, or both, on the profile.
Along the relationship between node, user-defined points, sketch, or both, of the guide curves and profiles.

Steps we have to do in making the surface loft is:
Surface Loft on the Features toolbar, or Insert > Surface > Loft

In this PropertyManager:
Select the profile loft in the graphics area to profile.
To select a profile sketch on non-planar faces, we must use the tools in SelectionManager Groups Select to choose the edge profiles of individual sketches.
Set the PropertyManager options.
Click OK.




















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Swept Boss Base on SOLIDWORKS

The Sweep feature uses multiple sketches. A sweep is made from a profile (cross-section) and a path, and can create a boss or a cut feature. If you want, you can also use guide curves. Sweeps can run the gamut from simple to complex.

To make the sweep:
Sketches must be a closed, non-intersecting in the plane or face profile.

If using guide curves:
Create the path if you want to add a relationship between the path and the point in the profile sketch.
Create the guide curve if you want to add a relationship between the curve and the point in the profile sketch.

Create a path for the profile to follow. Use the sketch, existing model edges, or curves.


Click the Swept Boss / Base on the Features toolbar, or Insert, Boss / Base, Sweep
Swept Cut on the Features toolbar, or Insert, Cut, Sweep
Swept Surface Surface on the toolbar or the Insert> Boss / Base> Sweep
In the PropertyManager:
Select the sketch in the graphics area to profile.
Select the sketch in the graphics area to Path.
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