Set parameters for analyzing transitions between positive and negative draft to visualize and optimize possible parting lines on molded parts.
To perform an analysis, click Parting Line Analysis (View toolbar) or .
After you close the PropertyManager, the analysis results remain visible in the graphics area, and they update in real time when you change the geometry of the part.
To edit the analysis parameters, click
To turn off the analysis, click Parting Line Analysis (View toolbar) or .
|Direction of Pull
|| Select multiple planar faces, linear edges, and axes to define the draw direction. Click Reverse Direction or click the handle in the graphics area to reverse the direction of pull.
||Manipulates the direction of pull to help you visualize and optimize parting line locations. When you drag the rings of the triad in the graphics area, the direction of pull changes, face colors update dynamically, and the following read-only values appear in the PropertyManager:
Angle with X axis
- Angle with Y axis
- Angle with Z axis