Wall Thickness Analysis Tool

The Wall Thickness Analysis tool is used to investigate the change in thickness of a part.

Firstly, select the tool from the “Analysis” toolbar. It looks like this;

wall icon

Then select the part to be analysed, the method of analysis and then the precision.

Press run and wait for the program to do its work

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Your object will now appear with a kaleidoscope of colours that relate to the thickness of the part

Wall thickness 2

To change the way the analysis is viewed, go to Options->Display->Sphere/Ray

Wall thickness 3

Now when you hover over the object, spheres/rays will appear on screen, indicating the thickness along various parts of the body

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