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Weldments - End Caps

End caps close off open structural members.

You can add end caps only to profiles with linear edges.

To add end caps:

  1. Click End Cap (Weldments toolbar) or Insert, Weldments, End Cap.

  1. In the PropertyManager, set the following options, then click .

Parameters

Face . Select one or more profile faces.

Thickness direction. Set the direction of the end cap.

Outward . Extends out from the structure, increasing the structure's overall length.

Inward . Extends into the structure, retaining the original structure's overall length.

Thickness . Set the thickness of the cap.

 

Offset

The end cap offset is the distance from the edge of the structural member to the edge of the end cap.

Use thickness ratio:

  • Select to specify the offset distance using Thickness Ratio (a value between 0 and 1). Then the offset is equal to the wall thickness of the structural member multiplied by the specified thickness ratio.

  • Clear to set a value for Offset Distance .

 

 

 

Chamfer corners. Adds chamfers to the corners of the end cap.

Chamfer Distance . Set a value.

You can set the default color for End cap features in Document Color Options.

Related Topics

Weldments Overview

 



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