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Thickness Analysis

Use the Thickness Analysis utility to determine different thicknesses of a part. This utility is especially helpful when using thin-walled plastic parts.

Use Thickness Analysis to:

  • Identify thick and thin regions of a part (especially for plastic parts and castings)
  • Determine portions of a part that are equal to a specified target thickness
  • Assess potential failure regions or design flaws
  • Aid in the design of casting and injection moldings and machine fixtures


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