Tutorial: How to use rib feature in Autodesk Inventor?

Tutorial to use rib feature in Autodesk Inventor.

  1. Step 1:

    Invoke a sketch on the plane as shown.

  2. Step 2:

    Click on offset.

  3. Step 3:

    Select the rectangular profile.

  4. Step 4:

    Drag the mouse inside.

  5. Step 5:

    Provide the dimensions.

  6. Step 6:

    Click "finish"

  7. Step 7:

    Select extrude.

  8. Step 8:

    Extrude cut the profile created previously with offset function.

  9. Step 9:

    Provide the dimension. Click OK.

  10. Step 10:

    Invoke a sketch on the plane shown.

  11. Step 11:

    Create a profile which you want to rib. Finish sketch.

  12. Step 12:

    Click on "rib" feature.

  13. Step 13:

    Select the parameters as shown.

  14. Step 14:

    Select axisymmetric or any other option as per your need.

  15. Step 15:

    Select "finite" to rib the profile to a certain extent of a given dimension.

  16. Step 16:

    Select draft. Provide draft angle if you want. select which end to draft-top or bottom. Click ok.