Introduction: ME 470 Tutorial: Pattern Features

Patterns can be a great time saver on parts that have repeated features.

Step 1: Creating the Sketch

The first step is to draw the feature that will be used in the pattern.

Step 2: Creating the Feature

For this part an extrude cut was used with the sketch to crate the feature to be patterned

Step 3: Linear Pattern

The hole feature created in the last feature was the selected. Using the linear pattern and the settings on the tree the feature was created.

Step 4: Circular Pattern

The linear pattern was selected and then a circular pattern was selected. This pattern had 4 copies if the linear pattern equally spaced around the outside of the part.

Step 5: Circular Pattern

This is another example of a circular pattern in use.

Step 6: Video Tutorial