Creating a knurl pattern in SOLIDWORKS

Surfaces on machine parts sometimes require a rough finish so as to enhance grip when held by the hand.

Knowing how to create a knurl impression becomes useful so that a machinist knows when to emboss such a feature on a pattern. There are several ways in which you can create a knurl impression on a part but none works better than a good old fashion cut.

Let’s begin by creating a part onto which we can emboss the feature. Continue reading

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