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Weldments - End Caps

End caps close off open structural members.

You can add end caps only to profiles with linear edges.

To add end caps:

  1. Click End Cap (Weldments toolbar) or Insert, Weldments, End Cap.

  1. In the PropertyManager, set the following options, then click .


Face . Select one or more profile faces.

Thickness direction. Set the direction of the end cap.

Outward . Extends out from the structure, increasing the structure's overall length.

Inward . Extends into the structure, retaining the original structure's overall length.

Thickness . Set the thickness of the cap.



The end cap offset is the distance from the edge of the structural member to the edge of the end cap.

Use thickness ratio:

  • Select to specify the offset distance using Thickness Ratio (a value between 0 and 1). Then the offset is equal to the wall thickness of the structural member multiplied by the specified thickness ratio.

  • Clear to set a value for Offset Distance .




Chamfer corners. Adds chamfers to the corners of the end cap.

Chamfer Distance . Set a value.

You can set the default color for End cap features in Document Color Options.

Related Topics

Weldments Overview


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