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Symmetric offset

From Solidworks blog out there, many mention the new slot tool.

What tools is available inside SEwST that could be related to this.

Slot tool are implement thru symmetric offset

User identify the plane where the slot need to be machine

User draw/layout the shape

Geometric constraint are place the give mechanical behaviour

Dimensions are add to control how the slot need to be modify

Once profile is constraint, “Symmetric Offset” help user apply characteristics.

From here it would be a good practice taking time to copy/paste into a library those frequently use shapes

Notice also in the video auto dimensioning feature allow placement of dimension where user need

Symmetric offset – video

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