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Creating Variable Angle Drafts in catia

Sometimes, you cannot draft faces by using a constant angle value, even if you set the Square mode. This task shows you an another way of drafting: by using different angle values. Open the Draft2.CATPart document. Click Variable Angle Draft . As an alternative, you can use Draft Angle , …

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Creating Advanced Drafts in catia

The Advanced Draft command lets you draft basic parts or parts with reflect lines but it also lets you specify two different angle values for drafting complex parts.This task shows you how to draft two faces with reflect lines, and this by specifying two different angle values and by using …

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Creating Basic Draft Features in catia

Drafts are defined on molded parts to make them easier to remove from molds.There are two ways of determining the objects to draft: either by explicitly selecting the object or by selecting the neutral element, which makes the application detect the appropriate faces to use. This task shows you how …

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Creating Chamfers in catia

Chamfering consists in removing or adding a flat section from a selected edge to create a beveled surface between the two original faces common to that edge. You obtain a chamfer by propagation along one or several edges. This task shows how to create two chamfers by selecting two edges. …

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Creating Tritangent Fillets in catia

The creation of tritangent fillets involves the removal of one of the three faces selected.This task shows how to create a tritangent fillet. You need three faces two of which are supporting faces.Open the TritangentFillet.CATPart document. Click Tritangent Fillet . The Tritangent Fillet Definition dialog box appears. Select the faces …

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Creating Chordal Fillets in catia

The Chordal Fillet command is used to control the width of the fillet (distance between the 2 rolling edges) which is also called as chordal length. This command allows you to define two types of variation in the chordal fillet: Cubic Linear This task shows you how to create chordal …

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Creating Face-Face Fillets in catia

The Face-Face Fillet command is used when there is no intersection between the faces or when there are more than two sharp edges between the faces. This task shows how to create a basic face-face fillet then a face-face fillet using a hold curve. Open the FaceFillet1.CATPart document. Click Face-Face …

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Reshaping Corners in catia

Sometimes, while filleting you can see that corners resulting from the operation are not satisfactory. The “Blend Corners” capability lets you quickly reshape these corners. Open the BlendCorner.CATPart document. Click Edge Fillet  and fillet the four edges as shown using 5mm as the radius value. Careful! When you select edges, …

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Creating Variable Radius Fillets in catia

Variable radius fillets are curved surfaces defined according to a variable radius. A variable radius corner means that at least two different constant radii are applied to two entire edges. This task shows how to create a standard variable radius fillet. After performing the scenario, also see Variable Radius Fillets …

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Creating Edge Fillets in catia

A fillet is a curved face of a constant or variable radius that is tangent to, and that joins, two surfaces. Together, these three surfaces form either an inside corner or an outside corner.In drafting terminology, the curved surface of an outside corner is generally called a round and that …

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