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Creating Projections

This task shows you how to create geometry by projecting one or more elements onto a support. The projection may be normal or along a direction. You can project: a point onto a surface or wireframe support wireframe geometry onto a surface support any combination of points and wireframe onto …

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Exploding Patterns

During your design you may decide to perform specific operations on a certain number of instances created via the Pattern command. Before performing such operations, you need to explode your pattern, which makes each instance independent.This task shows you how to delete a pattern while keeping geometry. The Explode command …

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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 …

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Creating Basic Draft Features in catia

Drafts are defined on molded parts to make them easier to remove from molds.There are two ways of determining the objects to draft: either by explicitly selecting the object or by selecting the neutral element, which makes the application detect the appropriate faces to use. This task shows you how …

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Creating Solid Combines in catia

This task shows you how to create a solid combine, that is a solid resulting from the intersection of two or more extruded profiles. Open the Solid_Combine.CATPart document. Click Solid Combine . The Combine Definition dialog box appears. Select Sketch.1 as the first component to be extruded. Sketches must contain …

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Creating Holes in catia

Creating a hole consists of removing material from a body.In this section, you will find information about the main parameters you need for creating a hole: Hole Types Extensions Hole Bottom Directions Threads Tolerancing Dimensions Methodology This task shows you how to create a countersunk hole while constraining its location. …

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Creating Pads or Pockets from Surfaces in catia

This task explains how to extrude surfaces in any direction. The scenario below shows you how to create a pad, but the method and options described are also valid for creating pockets. Open the ThickSurface.CATPart document. Select Extrude.1 as the surface to be extruded. The different surfaces you can select …

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Creating a Pocket in catia

In this task, you will learn a method to create a pocket using the profile you have just created. Select the circle you have just sketched, if it is not already selected. Click the Pocket icon . The Pocket Definition dialog box is displayed and the application previews a pocket …

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