SOLIDWORKS Chamfer

Automatically create Chamfers in SOLIDWORKS CAM

solidworks cam chamfers

Creating chamfers in SOLIDWORKS CAM used to be a tedious experience. Previously chamfers had to be programming into the operation strategies or created with many curve features at the end of the program. New in SOLIDWORKS CAM 2020 Chamfers can be created automatically by selecting…

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Partial Fillet and Partial Chamfer are new in SOLIDWORKS 2019

Have you always wanted to be in charge of your fillets and chamfers? New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 are new features called the SOLIDWORKS Partial Fillet and Chamfer; where you are able to specify the length of fillet/chamfer on your model edges. This will give you freedom…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Chamfer Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Chamfer

If you have been working with SOLIDWORKS for a while, you have likely noticed the lack of attention that the Chamfer tool has received from year to year (it’s cousin the fillet, always seemed to get the good stuff). Before you make that call to…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Convert an existing Chamfer to a Fillet & back again!

Using the “Offset Face” or “Face-Face” chamfer options within SOLIDWORKS 2017, grants us an additional ability! We can now swap back and forth between a fillet and a chamfer if needed! To do this right-click on either the “Offset Face” or “Face-Face” Chamfer. And select Convert…

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Circular Chamfer on Non-Circular Edges

When you need to make a circular chamfer around the edges of a non-circular part, such as a nut, you might start with a profile sketch for the chamfer and use a Revolved Cut to create the feature.

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