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Swept Surface

To create a swept surface:

  1. Create planes for sketching the sweep profile, sweep path, and if necessary, the guide curves.

  2. Sketch the sweep profile and path on the planes that you created.

    You can also sketch the sweep path on a model face or use a model edge for the path.

    Profile sketch

    Profile sketch with path sketch

    Preview of sweep

  1. If you are using guide curves, create coincident or pierce relations between the guide curves and the profile.

  2. Click Swept Surface on the Surfaces toolbar, or click Insert, Surface, Sweep.

  1. Set the PropertyManager options.

  2. Click OK .


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