how to model a nut in catia and show design intent

10 simple steps

  1. Step 1:

    1.create a sketch on xy plane

  2. Step 2:

    2.create a pad and check mirrored extent

  3. Step 3: hole wizard and set extension type upto next and click position sketch

  4. Step 4:

    4.postion the sketch to centre

  5. Step 5:

    5.change the dia to 60mm

  6. Step 6: zx plane. make sure you see all 3 faces of the nut(the trick here). create the sketch

  7. Step 7:

    7.go to groove option and select the sketch and z axis at their respective tabs

  8. Step 8: groove from the model tree. now go to insert select mirror command

  9. Step 9: xy plane as mirroring element under mirror tab. warning tab pop ups click yes

  10. Step 10:

    10.your model is ready