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NX Quick Tips – NX 9 Rib Construction

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You can use Rib Command in NX to add a thin-wall rib or rib network to a solid body by extruding an intersecting planar section.


Ribs are created based on a planar section of curves. The section can be any combination of curves.

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  1. A single open curve with no other curves’ endpoint connected
  2. A single closed curve or spline
  3. Connected curves may be open or closed
  4. Y-junctions


In this NX Quick Tips video, I show you some new rib construction techniques in NX 9.


(view in My Videos)


This post originated in the NX Design Blog. You can view original comments on this post here.

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
EX-Product 'Evangelist'
Irvine, CA