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Create a cavity with an assembly

Question asked by Linh-Chi Nguyen on Aug 31, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 31, 2018 by M. D.

Hello

I would like to create a cavity from 2 objects. Object 1 is the mold (bloc) and Object 2 will have the shape of the cavity.

When object 1 and 2 are part files, it is easy. I am using the feature <<cavity>> in object 1 and select object 2 to create the cavity.

 

However, when object 2 is an assembly, I don't know how to do it. I have tried to save object 2 as a part file, but it is not working when I choose object 2.sldprt as the. The message is <<unable to create this feature because it would result in zero-thickness geometry>>. When I select an assembly in the cavity feature, it mentions that we can only choose part.

 

I have solidworks 2018 Professionnal.

 

Thank you for your help!

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