This article provides details about the Revolve Tool.

Description

Sweeps a Face or Profile around an axis, adding or subtracting material in the process. 

Availability

This tool is available under the following conditions:

  • The number of selected elements is 2
  • 1 of the selected elements is a Face
  • 1 of the selected elements is either a construction line or an Edge

Or

  • The number of selected elements is 2
  • 1 of the selected elements is a Profile
  • 1 of the selected elements is either a construction line or an Edge

Parameters

  • Angle: The rotational angle of the revolved Face or Profile around the axis.

Options (when selecting an edge and face)

  • Cut/Fuse: Specifies whether the operation will add (Fuse) or subtract (Cut) material.

Notes

  • The Cut/Fuse option will only add or subtract material from the Shape to which the Face is attached.
  • The Cut/Fuse option is not available for revolved Profiles. Revolved Profiles will always add material.

Demonstration

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