Learn how to check for clearance failures between your assembly's components or faces with the Clearance Verification tool. By specifying the minimum acceptable clearance around your components you can pinpoint areas in your assembly that may require extra attention.
In this video blog, you'll see an electrical board design example where the amount of heat given off by the heat sink requires a minimum safe distance from other components in the assembly. Take a deeper look at some of the results options with the Clearance Detection command and learn what you can expect from using this tool.
Check out our related video blog on the Interference Detection tool in SOLIDWORKS, which helps you easily see where two parts interfere with each other in a product assembly. Plus, take a minute to to get content like this delivered straight to your inbox.
Written by Jesse Ortman
Jesse Ortman is a Regional Technical Manager at Alignex, Inc. When Jesse isn’t working with customers to solve their engineering challenges or keeping up on the latest SOLIDWORKS innovations, you will most likely find him building and running his own 3D printer.