Grooves - O-Ring Grooves

The O-Ring Grooves tab lets you select and create standard O-ring grooves.

To open this tab:

Click Grooves (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > 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.
Mate Diameter Displays a reference value for the diameter of the non-grooved mating part that completes the seal.
Groove Diameter (A)

Width (B)

Radius (C)

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