Join Gabriel Corbett for an in-depth discussion in this video Thickening surfaces, part of SOLIDWORKS: Surfacing.
- To use the Thicken command we have a couple requirements.…One is that we have all of our surfaces knitted together…so we have one uniform body.…As you can see here I created what is called…a surface revolve which is already one uniform body.…Then I have the surface plane here at the bottom,…which I then created a ruled surface on,…and then I knitted that together…so I have one uniform surface.…So up here I have my first surface and my second one.…Then I can go up here to Thicken…and I'm going to choose my surface to thicken.…I'm going to choose this one right here.…And then I have the option of which way…I want to thicken it.…
Either I want to thicken it on the outside…or on the inside, and if you zoom in you can see…a preview of what's going to happen here.…So I can switch it from the inside to the outside…or I can go midplane and go both directions.…So in this case here I want to go only to the inside.…Let's try it at a .2 and then click on Ok.…And just that easily it went from a surface body…to a solid body and now this is a regular solid body.…
- Defining planes for surface creation
- Creating splines and 3D curves
- Making revolved surfaces
- Building boundary and lofted surfaces
- Offsetting a surface
- Trimming and untrimming surfaces
- Adding fillets
- Fixing corners
- Deleting, moving, and replacing faces
Skill Level Intermediate
SOLIDWORKS: Sheet Metal Designwith Gabriel Corbett2h 55m Intermediate
SOLIDWORKS Rendering with PhotoView 360with Gabriel Corbett1h 50m Intermediate
Designing a Sheet Metal Enclosure with SOLIDWORKSwith Gabriel Corbett2h 31m Intermediate
1. Sketching for Surfaces
2. Surface Creation Tools
3. Surface Modifiers
4. Using Surfaces with Solids
5. Direct Editing Tools
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.