How do you use revolve in AutoCAD?

What does revolve mean CAD?

REVOLVE ignores the width of a polyline and revolves from the center of the path of the polyline. The right-hand rule determines the positive direction of rotation. The following prompts are displayed. Objects to Revolve. Specifies the objects to be revolved about an axis.

What does the revolve command do?

Creates a 3D solid or surface by sweeping an object around an axis. Open profiles create surfaces and closed profiles can create either a solid or a surface. The MOde option controls is a solid of surface is created.

How do you use revolve?

Using the Revolve Tool

  1. Select a sketch.
  2. Click Revolve from the mini toolbar or the Shapes group.
  3. Select an axis for the revolve.
  4. Select Solid from the dashboard.
  5. Specify to revolve from a sketch plane by a specified angle value.
  6. Edit the angle to 180.
  7. Click Flip Direction.
  8. Click Thicken Sketch.

What is the difference between extrude and revolve?

Extrusion. Extends the shape of a 2D object in a perpendicular direction into 3D space. Revolve. Sweeps a 2D object around an axis.

Which command will give you a solid object?

AutoCAD gives you two commands for those times when you need to draw cylindrical objects. One (revsurf) will give you a complex model comprised of a 3-D surface made up of many facets. The other (revolve) will give you a solid object.

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How do you make an object revolve?

Do one of the following:

  1. To rotate around a different reference point, select the Rotate tool. Then Alt‑click (Windows) or Option‑click (Mac OS) where you want the reference point to be in the document window.
  2. To rotate around the center point, choose Object > Transform > Rotate, or double-click the Rotate tool.

What is Revolve Extrude command?

The Revolve command is conceptually the same as the Extrude command: you have a 2D base shape but instead of extruding it, it is revolved around a specified axis and with a given angle.