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How to specify machined threads?

Question asked by Zach Martin on Nov 19, 2015
Latest reply on Nov 20, 2015 by Frank Schiavone

In one of my past lives, I worked for a company where they used a competing CAD software (rhymes with Tormentor) there was a nice function that would apply external threads to a cylinder and then in Drawings, it will automatically write the callout for the machinist.  Now that I'm in Solidworks I don't have that feature, so I have to use my so called brain.


My cylinder is 8.5" in diameter and I used Helix and Sweep to make a thread with 8 teeth per inch.


Here is my drawing callout.  Does that look somewhat correct?