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Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

(OP)
Who knows how to convert a 3D object modeled with surfaces
to a 3D object solid modeled ?

RE: Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

You can construct a base solid by stitching a set of surfaces. The set of surfaces must enclose an "air tight" volume.

Surface>Surface Stitching
or
Command:AMSTITCH

Select all surfaces and press enter.

In Surface Stitching dialog box select Optimal Stitching as Type and Part as Output.

You will create a stsic solid base part. It will be non-parametric although you will be able to add parametric solid features to it.

RE: Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

(OP)
About converting surface to model

Thanks Steve!
Now, can you tell me what means " a stsic solid base part" ?
After using amstitch, MDT 6 replied: "a part was created" but this object is not considered a solid by  Section or Slice commands.
Something is strange in this conversion.
What is your opinion?

RE: Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

delgeo

"Stsic" was a misspelling that should have been "static solid base part". As I stated earlier this is a nonparametric solid similiar to an AutoCAD solid.

RE: Converting from 3D surface to 3D solid

After a surfaced object is stitched, it becomes a part. Once it is a part, go ahead & explode it. Now it has no parametric properties, but is recognized as a solid object & can be sectioned.

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