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Creating a loft between sketch profiles within an assembly

Question asked by Brandon Hilliard on Feb 26, 2019
Latest reply on Feb 27, 2019 by Glenn Schroeder

I am trying to create a loft feature between 20 sketch profiles spaced equally apart (0.2m). I have them within an assembly because the profiles' locations relative to their own part is important (see below). Each part is a sketch created with a few APIs (see Using a Macro to connect the dots with a spline), where each sketch is a point cloud of various grain profiles.

 

As far as I know, I am unable to actually create a loft feature in an assembly, as the loft tool is specific to the feature toolbar within a part. Is there any way around this issue? I've tried saving the assembly as a part, but the created part is totally empty. The profiles I'm currently interested in are shown below.

 

Thanks,

 

Brandon

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