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Registered: ‎04-06-2013

Can use some advise about a projection method

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10-03-2013 01:08 PM



I have a template part that contains several planes with sketches on it.

On one of these sketches I need a projection from another sketch by rotating it on some axis.

To accomplish this I used a Revolve feature in combination with a Project Cut Edges.

So in fact making a solid. But because this is a template I do not really need the solid so I set Visibility off.


But in my FEA analysis this solid is causing contacts and it shows up in the simulation result.


I would like to get rid of this solid.


So how can I project from one sketch (on some plane) to another sketch (on another plane) by rotating around some axis? Is that possible without creating a solid?


I hope someone has some good advice.


Note that I can not attach the files here because of IP issues.


Thanks in advance.

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Registered: ‎06-13-2012

Re: Can use some advise about a projection method

10-04-2013 03:12 AM in reply to: mechamania

For the FEA analysis, are you using Inventor Professional or Simulation Mechanical?


In Simulation Mechanical, you can just suppress the construction part by right-clicking it in the browser and choose the suppress command.


I don't know how to suppress parts in inventor. What I can think for you is to use the 3D model > Surface > Eelete Face tool and use the select lump or void option.




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