Mechanical Parts : Nut

Use Nut to create a nut model.

  • Create panel > (Geometry) > Mechanical Parts

·         Then click Nut button

 



Interface

 

 

Keyboard Input

X,Y,Z – position of start creation.

Radius - Sets the radius of the nut.

Height - Sets the dimension along the central axis. Negative values create the gear below the construction plane.

Creation Method rollout

Edge - Draws the object from edge to edge. You can change the center location by moving the mouse.

Center - Draws the object from the center out.

Parameters rollout

Radius - Sets the radius of the nut.

Height - Sets the dimension along the central axis. Negative values transforms to positive values.

Number of Sides – Number of sides. From 3 to 12.

Segments - Sets the number of segments each flat sides of the nut. To create a smoothly object, use a higher number of segments and turn Smooth on.

Hole Radius - Sets the radius of the internal hole of the nut.

Edge size – Size of flat corner. From 1 to 20 % of main raduis.

 

Chamfer Percent – part for chamfer from hole radius to main radius.

 

Chamfer Top & Bottom side – flags enable show top and bottom chamfers.

 

Smooth - Blends the faces of the nut, creating a smooth appearance in rendered views.

Procedures

To create a nut:

  1. Drag the mouse to define the radius of the base of the nut.
  2. Release the mouse button, and then move the mouse vertically to define the height of the nut. Click to set the height.
  3. Click again to finish the nut.

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