Learn how to use the Draft Analysis tool in SOLIDWORKS to check the correct application of draft to the faces of parts that will be manufactured by the molding process. Commonly used in the plastics industry, it will help identify faces on your model that don’t meet minimum angular or taper requirements. Since this tool shows where both positive and negative angles meet, it is also helpful when deciding where to put a parting line.
In this video blog tutorial, I will show some of the functions of the Draft Analysis tool, available now in all versions of SOLIDWORKS.
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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.