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pontemt
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Can't extrude or cut on model

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10-17-2013 09:30 AM

So I started on this project recently and was not the original modeler.  This section of pipe has some problems where I'm guessing a sweep went wrong.  I've tried everything I know to do to try to fix this section but haven't had any luck.

 

- This model has no tree and is shown as one soild "base"

- I tried to extrude cut the bad section

- I tried spliting the bad section

- I exported the file as an IGES and then tried to remove bad section

 

I'm sure there are some other round about ways I tried that I can't think of but in the end nothing has worked.

 

Can some one give me some ideas of how to fix this section of pipe?

 

Thanks,

Mike

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JDMather
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Re: Can't extrude or cut on model

10-17-2013 09:35 AM in reply to: pontemt

Do you still have the original file (before any attempts to "fix")?

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Re: Can't extrude or cut on model

10-17-2013 09:58 AM in reply to: pontemt

Hi!

 

You can delete some faces and reconstruct the system with some loft, sweep, patch surfaces. In the end, stitch all surfaces to have a solid.

 

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Re: Can't extrude or cut on model

10-17-2013 10:39 AM in reply to: JDMather

Yes I do.  I didn't want to post it since it has information that I would rather not share.

 

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Re: Can't extrude or cut on model

10-17-2013 10:41 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Can you go into more detail about how to delete faces.  I have little experience with surfaces.

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Re: Can't extrude or cut on model

10-17-2013 10:45 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Ok I figured it out and yes that worked. Thanks

 

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