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How to Use the Draft Analysis Tool in SOLIDWORKS

Jesse Ortman on May 24, 2016 at 8:38 AM


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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