Alin's SW2013 Pick of Day - Conjurer un solide à partir de rien avec l'outil Intersect

Article by Alin Vargatu, CSWE updated September 27, 2012


People who have seen it in action say that the Intersect Tool is a Game Changer.

Imagine you take existing surface bodies, solid bodies and even planes and throw them in a boiling pot. Let them intersect themselves for a while (about half a second), then pick and choose whatever pieces or combination of pieces you need. The result is spectacular: one or more solid bodies created very fast.

Once you master this new command, you will find out that your feature tree becomes quite a bit shorter!

Intersect can replace whole clusters of features like: Split, Combine Add, Combine Subtract, Combine Common, Trim, Copy Bodies, Delete Bodies, Cut with Surface or Replace Face.

In this video, I am just playing with the Intersect Tool. Watch how I conjure a solid out of thin air.

Enjoy the magic!

Of course, we will explore the full functionality of the Intersect Feature in the newer future. Stay tuned.

Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Alin est un ingénieur d'application SOLIDWORKS Elite et un contributeur avide à la communauté SOLIDWORKS. Alin a fait de nombreuses présentations lors de SOLIDWORKS World, de sommets techniques et de réunions de groupes d'utilisateurs, tout en étant très actif sur le forum SOLIDWORKS.