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2D Slice of a 3D object

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mma9138
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2D Slice of a 3D object

Hello,

 

I am trying to cut a 2D slice of a complex object that I have. I need the slice to be strictly 2 dimensional as it will be used in COMSOL for modeling. Any help is greatly appreciated 🙂

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dave_taylor
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Create a Construction Plane where you need the slice. Then you can use Inspect>Section Analysis to cut the object at that plane, so you can see the bodies/components cut there. Then make a new Sketch on the Construction Plane you created and use the 'Project' (p keyboard shortcut) to project the geometry profile lines to the sketch. You will have a sketch with the profiles and you can export it by right-clicking on the sketch in the browser-tree and 'Export to DXF.'


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mma9138
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Thank you so much for your help. It does not work for some reason when I try to project the geometry profile lines to the sketch, it does not appear to select my object. I tried with a simple cylinder and it worked fine. Any idea on how to fix this?

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kellings
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Can you post your file?

 

Thanks,

 

Kevin

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