Groove Tool

 

The groove tool is used to remove material from a solid feature of the part’s body.

Groove 1

In order to use the groove tool, you must first create a sketch that can be used to remove material from the part. It doesn’t matter what shape this sketch is, as long as it is a closed profile.

Groove 2

After creating the sketch select the groove tool.

3

Select the profile as the sketch and then select the axis of rotation; this can be the vertical axis in our case. If necessary, select the angle limits to restrict the rotation to a determined sector. You can also try experimenting with the other options (such as Thick Profile) to see what they do.

Groove 3

When you’re done editing, click ok;

Groove 4

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