Sweep Solid vs. Sweep Thin.


Thin sweep features can be a little deceiving.  A swept thin does not behave the same as an extruded thin. With an extruded thin, you can have open contours in the sketch. With a swept thin, the profile must remain closed.  Note: For all these examples, the “pink” sketch will be used as the path, the “green” as the profile. This first example might be what you would expect a swept thin to be used for.   With the sketches set […]

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