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 Rib Features

Rib is a special type of extruded feature created from open or closed sketched contours. It adds material of a specified thickness in a specified direction between the contour and an existing part. You can create a rib using single or multiple sketches. You can also create rib features with draft, or select a reference contour to draft.

of sketches and the resulting rib features.

To create a rib:

  1. Sketch the contour to use as the rib feature on a plane that:

  • Intersects the part, or

  • Is parallel or at an angle to an existing plane

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

  1. Set the PropertyManager options.

  2. Click OK .

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