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.

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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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