Tuesday 30 June 2015

Solid Edge Video Quick Tip #054

Ribs are thin wall-like protrusions designed in a plastic part.  Ribs are used by product designers to mainly add strength to a part.

Solid Edge allows creating rib using a single line. This is the power of open sketches.


It is also advisable to use multiple smaller ribs than one large rib to avoid stress concentration. Solid Edge can create circular pattern of the rib instantly - just specify the count.

The following video illustrates this:

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