Hole Feature is used to create a hole on the surface of a structure or a component so that the bolt is tightened into it in order to increase the strength and reduce the stress concentration. They are different types of holes.1.Simple Hole 2.Counter board 3.counter sunk 4.Tapered 5.counter drilled. With Respects To the structure,the type of hole is defined.In this article,I am going to explain you about the use Simple hole feature with Blind as the extension type in CATIA V5 and is as follows.
A “hole” option is used in CATIA either by clicking the ‘hole’ feature from the tool bar or going to Insert-Sketch based features-Hole. A dialogue box opens which consists of
It consists of
Up to next
Up to last
Up to plane
up to surface
The above extension subs indicates the extension of the hole into the component either Blind or up to Next surface or up to Last surface or up to a Particular plane or up to a Surface.
It consists of different types of ‘Hole types’
According to the need, the hole is to be chosen.
3. Thread definition:
Right handed thread
Left handed thread
Therefore this is the complete explanation of hole of simple type in Catia v5.
In this article, I use a “simple hole type” feature with ‘Blind’ as the extension type for the component. Click on Type as Simple Hole and Extension as ‘Blind’. In Blind as an extension type, Diameter and Depth is given and “Bottom” direction of the path is to be chosen as Flat or V-Bottom. If V-Bottom is chosen, provide an angle for that hole.