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Create Part From Swept Cut Sketch..........Within The Part........ Possible????

Question asked by Dave Bear on May 10, 2017
Latest reply on May 11, 2017 by Dan Pihlaja

Hi All,

Okay, so here's the scenario. If you look at the attached part you'll notice that I created two sketches on different planes that were fully defined. These two sketches do however have two common intersections. I then used a third sketch in 3D mode and just simply converted all of the entities from the previous two sketches to end up with my complete 3D sketch. I then used this 3D sketch as the path for a 3mm Swept Cut in the base of the part. * Doing this whole process was far easier and quicker than trying to do just one 3D sketch and fully defining it*

 

The Swept Cut in the base of the part is for a seal made from O-ring material. What I want to know now is can I use this 3D sketch and make my seal now within this part and then save it as a separate part? i.e. "The Seal".

Obviously this would be a Swept Boss/Base and it would not be merged. But can it be done and what are the proper steps?

 

Dave.

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