Tutorial - Wrap feature in Solidworks?


Here is the Tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Start Solidworks.

  2. Step 2:

    Sketch>>Right Plane.

  3. Step 3:

    Make a circle let dia be 100mm.

  4. Step 4:

    Extrude it by 200mm.

  5. Step 5:

    Sketch>>Top Plane.

  6. Step 6:

    Choose Normal to view or press ctrl+8.

  7. Step 7:

    Make a centre line that passes through the axis and coincident with the centres of both the circular faces.

  8. Step 8:

    Choose Text in Sketch tab.

  9. Step 9:

    Choose the centre line as the curve.

  10. Step 10:

    Type in the text. For example GrabCAD.com.

  11. Step 11:

    Adjust the alignment (center) and the size of the text (let be 48mm).

  12. Step 12:

    Click OK and exit the sketch.

  13. Step 13:

    Choose Wrap in the features tab.

  14. Step 14:

    Select sketch2.

  15. Step 15:

    The wrap feature property manager will show.

  16. Step 16:

    Choose the cylinderical face.

  17. Step 17:

    Change the emboss height to 10mm.

  18. Step 18:

    Click OK. The Embossed text appears.

  19. Step 19:

    Click Wrap1 and choose edit feature.

  20. Step 20:

    Change wrap type to Deboss.

  21. Step 21:

    Click OK and you can see that this time the text is dugged into the cylinder.

  22. Step 22:

    Again edit the feature and this time choose Scribe.

  23. Step 23:

    Click OK and you can see the scribed sketch on the cylinderical face.


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