Create one or more end caps for frame segments. The Frame collection of tools also includes:

Frame trim iconFrame trim - Trim segments as ordered groups.

Gusset (for frames) iconGusset - Create gussets between adjacent frame segments.

Cut list iconCut list - Create a cut list of all the segments in a frame with their characteristics. This operation also creates an open composite part for the collection.

Tag profile iconTag profile - Attach metadata to a sketch defining a segment's cross-section.


To add an end cap to a segment:

  1. Select End cap feature tool icon to open the End cap dialog box:

    End cap dialog box

  2. Select the frame segment end faces you want to add an end cap to.

  3. Select an end cap profile type from the dropdown list. (Choose from Match profile, Rectangle, Circle, or Internal.)

  4. Specify your preferred thickness.

  5. Specify the offset to make the end cap profile larger or smaller than the frame segment profile.

    1. For rectangle profiles, specify the corner treatment.

    2. For internal end caps, specify the offset from the frame segment face.

  6. Click the green check to finalize the end cap.