cut a solid model by removing material with a surface or plane. With multibody
parts, you can select which bodies to keep.
a solid body with a surface or plane:
With Surface on the Features toolbar, or click
Cut, With Surface.
the PropertyManager, under Surface Cut
Parameters, select the surface or plane to use to cut the solid
the preview. If necessary, click Flip cut to reverse the direction of the cut.
The arrow points in the direction of the solid to discard.
parts, under Feature Scope, select
one of the following:
bodies. The surface cuts all bodies every time the feature rebuilds.
If you add new bodies to the model that precede the cut feature in the
FeatureManager design tree and that are intersected by the cutting surface,
these new bodies are also rebuilt to include the cut.
bodies. The surface cuts only the bodies you select using the pointer.
If you add new bodies to the model that are intersected by the cutting
surface, right-click, select Edit Feature,
and select those bodies to add them to the list of selected bodies. If
you do not add the new bodies to the list of selected bodies, they remain
bodies you select are highlighted in the graphics area, and listed under
Feature Scope next to .
(Available with Selected bodies
chosen). Automatically selects all relevant intersecting bodies. Auto-select is faster than All
bodies because it processes only the bodies on the initial list
and does not rebuild the entire model. If you clear Auto-select,
you must select the bodies you want to cut in the graphics area.
In the example
below, only the yellow body (second from the right), was not selected.
Click OK .
the surface in the FeatureManager design tree, and select Hide
to hide the cutting surface.
The bodies are cut, except
for the unselected yellow body, and the cutting surface is hidden.