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Creating Sew Surfaces

Sewing is a Boolean operation combining a surface with a body. This capability adds or removes material by modifying the surface of the solid.You can sew all types of surfaces onto bodies. Depending on your geometry, two kinds of sewing operations can be performed: If the surface has been designed …

Creating Close Surface Features

This task shows you to close surfaces. Open the CloseSurface.CATPart document. Select the surface to be closed, i.e. Trim.3. Click Close Surface . The Close Surface Definition dialog box is displayed. Two contextual commands creating the object you need are available from the Object to close field: Create Join: joins …

Creating Thick Surfaces

You can add material to a surface in two opposite directions by using the Thick Surface capability. This task shows you how to do so.In this section you will also find information about: Extracting Geometry Hybrid Design Self-intersection Open the ThickSurface.CATPart document. Select the element you wish to thicken, that …

Creating Splits

You can split a body with a plane, face or surface. The purpose of this task is to show you how to split a body by means of a surface. Open the Split.CATPart document. Click Split . The Split Definition dialog box is displayed. Select Surface.1 as the splitting surface. …

Creating Replace Face Features

The Replace Face capability lets you replace a face or a set of tangent faces with: a surface or, a face belonging to the same body as the selected face. The last two scenario show you the benefits provided by the capability: you can align faces, which is sometimes a …

Creating Remove Face Features

When parts are far too complex for finite elements analyses, there is a way of making them more simple. This task shows you how to simplify a part by removing some of its faces. Open the Update.CATPart document. As the Remove Face capability only deals with the geometry of the …

The Thread-Tap capability creates threads or taps, depending on the cylindrical entity of interest. This task shows you how to thread a cylindrical pad. Click Creating threads on on conic faces for reference information. Open the Thread.CATPart document. Click Thread/Tap . The Thread/Tap Definition dialog box is displayed.   Select …

Creating Thicknesses in catia

Sometimes, some thicknesses have to be added or removed before machining the part. This task shows you how to add thickness to a part or use thickness as a local modifier on a part.In this section you will also find information about: Ignoring Faces Extracting Faces Self-Intersection Open the Thickness.CATPart …