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Mesainc1
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Loft command giving me problems

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01-10-2013 11:40 AM

I am trying to use the loft command to go from Sketch 3 to Sketch 4, but with the output on solid, it gives me this error. "The attempted operation had problems trimming and discarding faces. Try with different inputs."

 

I am using Inventor 2012 professional. The loft commands I am using are "Join", "Rails" "Solid Output"

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EScales
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Re: Loft command giving me problems

01-10-2013 12:24 PM in reply to: Mesainc1

It won't work because you multiple loops in each sketch.  If you edit the sketches and changes the inner loops to construction lines, it will work.  You'll get a solid loft and then you can use the shell command to hollow out the inside and maintain your .100" wall thickness.

Eric

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01-10-2013 12:32 PM in reply to: EScales

That worked great. Thank you very much.

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