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Grooves - Retaining Ring Grooves

The Retaining Ring Grooves tab lets you select and create retaining ring grooves.

Click Grooves (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > Grooves. In the Grooves dialog box, click Retaining Ring Grooves.

Groove Selection

Select a groove from the lists in the top left corner.

Sketch Displays a sketch of the selected groove type.


Read-only properties for the selected groove.

Description Describes the groove.
Selected Diameter Displays the diameter of the selected cylindrical face, or No selected diameter.
Groove Diameter (A)

Groove Width (B)

Radius ©)

(A) is shown as a radius rather than a diameter.

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