Power Bevel Quick Help
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The Power Bevel tool provides a very convenient way to detail joints or seams by applying a bevel to a trim joint.
1) Typically the user will user this
tool in conjunction with the Pwr_Trim command or Pwr_Project. A
curve is usually first used to trim a surface. Then this curve can
be used to bevel the separating edges.
|Power Bevel Parameters|
Pick Bevel Rails: starts process of picking curves for the bevel path.
Pick Entire Loop: if true a loop of connected curves in the corresponding sketch or NURBS Brep will be picked for the bevel rail path.
Mirror the Profile: the radius of the tube if "Radius From Deriv. Surface" is not checked.
Pick Bevel Profile: This option is used
in conjunction with the "User Defined" type of
Size: the size value allows you to scale the bevel cross-section
Rotation: this parameter applies an angular rotation to the bevel cross-section face as it is applied to the bevel curve path.
Line: Creates a straight edge linear bevel
Half Circle: The bevel will be made using a half circle cross section.
Quarter Circle: the bevel will be defined with a quarter circle cross section.
User Defined: Choose this bevel type to
define your own bevel type. The bevel type can be made using a
sketch curve. After choosing this option, click on the "Pick
Bevel Profile" button to choose the bevel definition curve.