Thicken a 2D Part

Create a solid part based on a 2D part.

  1. On the Geometry ribbon, select the Offset tool.

  2. On the guide bar, select Thicken.
  3. Select the part.
  4. In the microdialog, enter a value for the desired offset distance and select additional options:
    • To reverse the direction of the offset, select the icon.
    • To thicken the part symmetrically on both sides, select the icon.
    • To apply a variable to the offset field, select the icon.
  5. Select Apply on the guide bar or microdialog.
  6. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.