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End Treatments

You can insert representations of weld beads as end treatments or caterpillar symbols in drawing documents. Use end treatment symbols to represent the end view (section) of a weld bead on a drawing.

Adding end treatment symbols does not add a weld symbol or weld bead geometry.

To insert an end treatment to the weldment:

  1. In a drawing document, click End Treatment (Annotation toolbar) or Insert, Annotations, End Treatment.

  2. Set options in the End Treatment PropertyManager.

  3. If the symbol can go on either side of the selected edges, click the side of the edges where you want to place the symbol.  

    The symbol can go on either side of the selected edges.

    Click to the left of the selected edges to place the symbol on the left side.

    Click to the right of the selected edges to place the symbol on the right side.

  4. Click OK .

You can display and change the dimensions of the welded areas. If you change the dimensions, the symbol updates.

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