The indent feature in SOLIDWORKS creates an offset pocket or protrusion feature on a target body that exactly matches the contour of a selected tool body, using thickness and clearance values to create the feature.
This tool requires a target body and a tool body.
One of which needs to be a solid body.
These bodies are also needed to be in contact with each other.
To use this tool, create two separate bodies that intersect.
Then open indent feature in SOLIDWORKS by opening tool menu-> features -> indent.
Select target body and tool bod as shown:
There are two sub-features in indent:
- Remove selection:
This reverses the side of indentation.
It cuts the target from the tool