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Mate reference for screw with fillet edge

Question asked by Layne Fowler on Jun 7, 2019
Latest reply on Jun 7, 2019 by Layne Fowler

How can I add a mate reference to an imported screw that has a fillet edge so that it mates nicely with a hole feature?


For example, this works fine:



But this does not work:



A screw like the example doesn't have a clean circular edge where the thread and head meet so that is not an option either.


I know I could change the geometry to make an edge that works but I'd like to avoid that. As far as I understand, the second image should work but it's not. Any ideas what's going on?


Examples attached now.