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Surface wont thick unless I trim one edge of it

Question asked by Dallin Shaw on Mar 31, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 31, 2016 by Paul Salvador

Thickening a surface seems to be somewhat spotty as to how well it works for me, hopefully this post will clarify a few things.

The attached model is a surface that has been thickened. What cost me hours was that it wouldn't thicken unless I did a surface trim, making the surface arbitrarily smaller. After the trim, the thicken works fine, but if i suppress the trim, the surface wont thicken.

 

Using the check tool, I don't get any alerts with or without the surface trim.

 

I would love to resolve what is going on here, because the thicken tool could really save me some time on a lot of projects if it would work more predictably.

 

Thanks for any input.

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