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Engineering Design and Graphics with SolidWorks® 2014 by James D. Bethune

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Chapter 6. Threads and Fasteners

Chapter Objectives

Learn thread terminology and conventions

Learn how to draw threads

Learn how to size both internal and external threads

Learn how to use standard-sized threads

Learn how to use and size washers, nuts, and setscrews

6-1 Introduction

This chapter explains how to draw threads, washers, and nuts. It also explains how to select fasteners, washers, nuts, and setscrews.

Internal threads are created using the Hole Wizard tool, which is located on the Features toolbar. Predrawn fasteners and other standard components may be accessed using the Design Library.

All threads in this book are in compliance with ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards—ANSI Inch and ANSI Metric threads. ...

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