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kstate92

User-controlled profile of external groove welds

Status: New Idea
by Distinguished Contributor kstate92 on ‎01-07-2013 11:19 AM

Currently, when applying a circular groove weld, the weld is flush to the ODs of the two parts.  This can easily be interpreted as the weld is machined down (by the end user), or required to be machined down (by the shop).  Allow the user to specify an convex or even concave profile to the weld cap to explicitly show the joint is 'as-welded', not subsequently machined (turned down flush).  Because of this limitation, I have given up on Inventor circular welds and model my own; I doubt I'm the only one.

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