Importing IGES/STEP geometries and editing them

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Importing IGES/STEP geometries and editing them

Postby ravindra » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:45 am

I am a CFD Engineer wishing to use FreeCAD for geometry cleanup and geometry creation. I want to do some changes in an imported IGES file. Following are my requirements:

1. Check whether the faces are connected properly or not i.e check whether it is water tight. And if not how to merge/connect edges/faces.
2. How to get individual faces and edges.
3. Create fillets, Chamfers.
4. Create new surfaces using loft, sweep, fill holes, etc.

I observe that there are tutorials and videos to do operation like loft sweep, etc if I am freshly building the geometry from scratch in FreeCad, but if it's an external geometry, not much information is available.

It will be of immense help if anyone can help me on this front.

Machine Details:

OS: Mac OS X
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.16.6706 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: tag: 0.16.6706
Hash: f86a4e411ff7848dea98d7242f43b7774bee8fa0
Python version: 2.7.11
Qt version: 4.8.7
Coin version: 3.1.3
OCC version: 6.8.0.oce-0.17

Thanks and warm regards,