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Splitting a part for sand casting.

Question asked by B. D on Sep 29, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 29, 2015 by B. D

I have modelled the part which is a travelling steady for a lathe. The part will be sand cast and needs to be split it two halves, each half joining on a flat face.


I tried using the split pattern function but this seems to be developed more around creating injection moulds.  If you turn off the surface bodies the remaining body is hollow.


I wish to split my model into two parts so I can further work on those parts as solid models,   I need to put holes and locating pins so I can align the two halves.   The idea is to 3D print the 2 patterns.