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Tooling Split Making Overlap Not Gap?

Question asked by Benton Chuter on Jul 18, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 18, 2018 by Paul Salvador

I'm trying to make a mold of a very simple, thick silicone part but it looks like the tooling split is making an overlap, not a gap.

 

When viewing the two resulting bodies from an active cross-sectional view everything looks as it should be, but upon confirming the view one can see that the bodies overlap exactly where the gap should be. Making an assembly of the two parts independently confirms this.

 

To make the part easier to remove from the mold I may redo the tooling split with a non-planar surface, but regarding this planar tooling split any thoughts on why it's making an overlap and not a gap?

 

I've attached photos of both views as well as the part file.

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