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Thermal spokes for plated through hole connected to ground plane.

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kcolemanQHYJR
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Thermal spokes for plated through hole connected to ground plane.

Hi all, 
I have used Fusion 360 for many hobby 3D drawings and prints, but I* am new to the PCB design part of 360.  I am trying to design a board for work and am having problems making thermal connection to a poly fill from a through hole.  I am attaching a photo of what I am attempting to do.  Please help...  or point me to where this has already  been answered.thermal.jpg

 

 

 

 

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Hi @kcolemanQHYJR ,

 

I hope this message finds you well. By default when a polygon connects to a pad or via it will use a thermal connection.

 

My guess here is that your polygon is not connecting. Make sure that you name the polygon the same name as the net you want it to connect to. Then you'll see the spokes appear when the polygon connects to the pad.

 

Let me know if there's anything else I can do for you.

 

Best Regards,



Jorge Garcia
​Product Support Specialist for Fusion 360 and EAGLE

Kudos are much appreciated if the information I have shared is helpful to you and/or others.

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Thank you so much for helping the new guy.  

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