Monday, 10 December 2018

Shaft feature in CATIA V5

Shaft feature in CATIA V5:Shaft feature is used to create a solid component but in circular cross section only.To model a solid component,it requires a sketch but for the utilization of shaft feature we require a sketch and a central axis.In this article,I will be explaining about how to use Shaft feature in CATIA V5 in a detailed manner.

How to use Shaft feature in CATIA V5
How to use Shaft feature in CATIA V5
The step by step procedure is to be needed to adopt the usage of shaft feature in CATIA V5 and is as follows.

Shaft feature in CATIA V5-Procedure:

  • Shaft feature in CATIA V5 has different profiles and they are as follows.
    • Shaft feature with thick profile
    • Shaft feature with merged ends and
    • Shaft feature with neutral fiber.
  • Note:The sum of two angles must not greater than 360 degrees and @that angle only it can make a circular component.
  • For instance,to model a circular component a sketch of circular cross section can be made.
  • Extrude it with the design requirements by using PAD Feature.
  • Take any cross section and draw an axis that should pass through the central axis and now use the Shaft feature to make a circular component.


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