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Chamfer Feature

The chamfer tool creates a beveled feature on selected edges, faces, or a vertex.

To create a chamfer:

  1. Click Chamfer on the Features toolbar, or click Insert, Features, Chamfer.

  2. Under Chamfer Parameters:

  • Select an entity in the graphics area for Edges and Faces or Vertex .

  • Select one of the following:

    • Angle distance

    • Distance distance

    • Vertex

  • Choose Select through faces to enable selection of edges through faces that hide the edges.

  • Select Equal Distance to specify a single value for distance or vertex.

  • Select Keep features to retain features such as cuts or extrudes that would otherwise be removed when you apply the chamfer.

Original part

Keep features cleared

Keep features checked

    • Select Tangent propagation to extend the chamfer to faces or edges that are tangent to the selected entity.

    • Select a preview mode: Full preview, Partial preview, or No preview.

  1. Click OK .

Related Topics

Sketch Chamfer



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