Hi! I'm having trouble utilizing the combine feature to make a mold of a part. The problem is that the part is an imported surface body, and I can't knit/close it. Any ideas?
well there is the cut with surface feature, but that may not work either - depending on what is preventing the knit/close.
I would recommend solving the knit/closing issue.
Thanks all! I was able to knit up the surfaces, and then I made it a solid, which allowed me to utilize the combine feature! Thanks thanks thanks
can you put the part up here?
have you tried to save it out as another type and reopen again, if it was an iges somethimes it fixes itself.....
Generally as Jeremy says you will have to sort out the model. Could be a multiple reasons why the surfaces aren't good enough for a solid model. Also further down the line there will probably be problems with using the parting surface function if it's a complex model and you want decent surfaces with minimum sparking. You will need to probably do some surfacing to get what you need there.
On rare occasions saving out and re-importing works like Lenny has suggested.
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