How to do Revolve in Solidworks tutorial

How To Create a Revolve in SOLIDWORKS
Creating revolves in SOLIDWORKS can be achieved in a few simple steps. This article discusses what geometry is required to create a revolve as well as how to visualize the required sketch profile.

In order to create a revolve in SOLIDWORKS, you need a sketch from which the revolve can be created as well as an axis for this sketch to be revolved around. The first thing to understand is what the sketch profile should look like in order to create a revolve.

Rules to Follow
There are certain rules that should be followed when creating a revolve.

A centerline, axis, sketch line or linear edge must be specified as the axis of revolution
The sketch must not cross the axis
Create a new 2D sketch
Create all solid sketch geometry on one side of the axis
Choose Revolve Boss/Base from the features menu
Pick the axis you wish to use for the revolve
Specify direction and angle
Accept the Feature


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