Draft Expert in Solidworks – Illustrated Explanation

Draft Expert in Solidworks – Illustrated Explanation

In this text, we will show you how to add a Draft angle to Solidworks bodies or features by using the Draft command in Solidworks. So, you will learn o add drafts to parts that you created with Solidworks designing tools with this article. Also, you can find lots of other articles that show the use of other Solidworks commands in Mechanicalland. Visit the main page!

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How to Use Draft Expert Command in Solidworks?

Click on the Draft command in Solidworks.
Click on the Draft command in Solidworks.

Firstly, to give a draft angle to the faces of features in the Solidworks drawing, click on the Draft command that is shown by the green arrow above.

Enter the draft angle.
Enter an angle value of Draft.

Secondly, you need to enter an angle value for the drafting operation in Solidworks from the green boxed region of the Draft Expert command.

Select the faces to apply draft in Solidworks.
Select the faces properly according to your purpose in Draft.

After that, you need to select the main face that the drafting in line will start from this as shown by green arrows. And then, you need to select faces to be drafted as shown by red arrows in the draft expert command in Solidworks.

Select the neutral face for draft expert command in Solidworks.
Click on Apply in Draft command.

If you want to see a preview in Draft, click on Apply button after entering the required values in the Draft Expert command as shown by the red arrow above. You can see the preview of our example of Draft Expert in Solidworks.

Conclusion

So, obtaining drafted geometries with DraftXpert in Solidworks is very easy like that.

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