32 SolidWorks Remote Control: Battery Door

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Back in the engineering assembly, there have been some changes to the internal components. In this video, we’re going to take a look at those internal changes as well as construct our battery door.

new topics:

  • Importing unabsorbed sketches in master model
  • Creating a solid body from a surface
  • Shelling a solid body
  • Creating an extruded cut

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Adam O'Hern is an industrial design consultant, designing products ranging from laptops to power tools, classroom toys to bathroom fixtures, and pro audio gear to guitar tuners. In 2008 he founded cadjunkie.com, and in 2010 co-founded EvD Media with Josh Mings of SolidSmack.com, and the two collaborate on the EngineerVsDesigner.com podcast.

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  • Jerome

    To make it a solid why did you use the “Extruded Boss” toll instead of the “Thicken” tool?

    • Adam

      Lots of reasons, but the reasons are more complex and nuanced than I could easily explain here. With questions like this I generally recommend experimentation: try it with a thicken operation and see if it works. If it does, great! I’m guessing you’ll run into some issues, but you only learn those things through experience. Some things can only be learned by the old-fashioned school of hard knocks. Good luck!