I have a surface which I want to join to create a continuous surface. I don't want the lines circled in the picture attached. How do I remove them?
I removed the fillet you had and moved it to the sketch1. Then used the fit spline to combine the two arcs and one line. Note: you will have to uncheck the closed spline check box.
(like Jerry mentioned above)
It depends on how you built the surface. If you did a Surface Extrude, Sweep or Loft in the short direction, you could use a Fit Spline to turn the tangent sections into a single surface. If you did a Loft, Sweep or Boundary Surface in the long direction, you could check the box for "Merge smooth faces".
I was just wondering if this is possible with discontinous entities. I have an assembly of three parts and I want to join them and make it look like a single entity. I would also like to hide the edge that shows up in the image below. Is it possible to do that?
Please find attached.
Thanks Jerry, Thanks Tom.
I unchecked the spline check box and it works now.
Please find attached.
If your part is really made of flats meeting at an angle, then the edge will always exist where the planar surfaces come together. To get rid of the edge, you will have to make a smooth transition instead. There are many ways to do that. For example, you could make that part with a Sweep using a guide curve. You could make the guide curve with a Fit Spline over the top of the straight lines. The Fit Spline will match the straight lines fairly closely, but make a smooth transition at the kinks. Exactly what do you want to happen?
I tried to create the shape using a spline but I don't know how to use the pierce relation in this case. I am using a square and then the guide curve creates a kind of funnel( a double ended square funnel) but solidworks throws me an error saying it cannot use the pierce relation needed for the spline.
The shape I am looking for has been done by Tom Dunn (see attached).
I don't know why the pierce relation would have a problem with the spline. Did you define the pierce relation to the underlying straight line first? If so, you would have to delete that pierce relation to add the one to the spline.
The sketch that the spline is in has to be made first, before the sketch with the profile.
Cannot open your final assembly without the part files. Tom
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