Cosmetic threads workaround when their display is affected by chamfers or fillets
Tips and Tricks • Peter • 25 March 2015
Blind cosmetic threads applied to both ends of an extruded or revolved part can have display issues when following features, for example chamfers are added.
For instance, adding one chamfer is fine:
Adding a second one to the other end, or adding the second edge to the existing feature however causes the cosmetic thread to display incorrectly.
This can be worked around by editing the cosmetic threads and selecting the end face to start from for each one:
Once edited on both cosmetic threads, the display is correct. This works on revolved and extruded parts.