An offset section results when you bend the cutting plane to show internal
features that are not in a straight line.
The offsets or bends in the cutting
plane never show in the sectional view.
Cutting plane lines in an offset
section appear as thick, dashed lines.
Figure 3-57 is an offset section.
Figure 3-57.An offset section.
Aligned sections are sections where the cutting plane bends to pass through
specific features of an object, then revolves 90-degrees to the plane of
projection and aligns to a position across from the original view.
sections to give a clearer view and more complex description of objects.
Figure 3-58 shows an aligned section.
Figure 3-58.An aligned
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