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Change the Default Thread End Condition (Blind 2 * DIA)

Question asked by Andrew Spreitzer on Feb 28, 2011
Latest reply on Nov 18, 2015 by Matthew Peterson

Hello all,

 

I am trying to modify the default tapped thread depth.  Currently solidworks has the defult thread depth set to "Blind (2 * DIA)".  I want to change this formula to "2.5 * DIA" which is our company standard.  Up until now, I have had to change this parameter manually for every new hole that I create.  Where in the software can I modify this value?  I am familliar with the toolbox configurator and the underlying database with all the tapped hole types, but I have been unable to find the hole depth calculation parameter and edit it.  I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me out on this issue?  Thank you in advance.

 

Regards,

-Andrew

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