add to part design the "surface design"

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Piero69
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add to part design the "surface design"

Postby Piero69 » Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:04 pm

i feel useful to add to part design (solid modeling) the surface modeling that in certain cases is more efficent.

the surface design works like solid one, it creates surfaces by extrusion, by revolving, by sweep and by loft, filling sufaces with constraint boundary (curves, lines, vertex). Features to join and cut surfaces among them and make solid a close object

what do you think?
dxp.dev
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Re: add to part design the "surface design"

Postby dxp.dev » Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:03 pm

Piero69 wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:04 pm
the surface design works like solid one, it creates surfaces by extrusion, by revolving, by sweep and by loft, filling sufaces with constraint boundary (curves, lines, vertex).

Seems exactly what Additive tools and Subtractive tools do (https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/PartDesign_Workbench/en)


Could you provide an example where those tools don't meet your needs and what would be the specificity of the surface modeling ?

Piero69 wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:04 pm
Features to join and cut surfaces among them
That's what https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/PartDesign_Boolean does.

Piero69 wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:04 pm
make solid a close object
Something like https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/Draft_Upgrade but for 3D ?
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Jee-Bee
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Re: add to part design the "surface design"

Postby Jee-Bee » Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:19 am

There should be a surface module. check the addon manager