Pocket outside pad boundaries

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Pocket outside pad boundaries

Postby pmarches » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:48 pm


I am trying to make a pocket on a pad with a curved face. When the pocket is fully within the pad, the pocket works just fine
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However, if any part of the pocket falls outside the pad (by making the pocket wider), the pocket no longer is applied properly. In the big pocket screenshot you see only a thin line on the pad where some of the pocket should have been extruded.

How can I extrude a slope from a pad, if I cannot make the pocket exactly the same shape as the pad?

Thank you!
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Re: Pocket outside pad boundaries

Postby openBrain » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:07 pm

Hi pmarches, welcome.
Your Sketch009 has a missing coincidence. You can find & fix it with Sketcher ValidateSketch.
Even with that corrected, running a geometry check with extra BOP tells that your Pad011 isn't a valid solid :
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I didn't investigate deeper, but it's probably the reason why the subsequent pocket fails. ;)
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Re: Pocket outside pad boundaries

Postby bejant » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:45 am

There's a seam in the yellow face I've pre-selected in the image below.
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I don't think a seam should be there, and also suspect that it is where the problem is located. If you create a Periodic B-Spline in Sketcher and Close it with a right-mouse button click, you won't get a seam.
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Re: Pocket outside pad boundaries

Postby GlouGlou » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:50 pm

Maybe a bug? :roll:
But by making a half hull, it's could be help you.
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