Creating a Plate

Create the plate at the origin with a vertical orientation.

Create a rectangle.

  1. On the Construct tab, in the Create surface group, click the  Rectangle icon.
  2. Create a rectangle using the Base centre, width, depth definition method.
    1. Base centre (C): (0, 0, 0)
    2. Width (W): lambda
    3. Depth (D): lambda
    4. Label: Reflector

  3. Modify the orientation of the rectangle.
    1. On the Create rectangle dialog, click the Workplane tab.
    2. Under the Rotate workplane group box, click only once to rotate the workplane 90° around the V axis.
  4. Click Create to create the rectangle and to close the dialog.