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How would you create Extrude along vector in Pro/ E


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Is there any option of creating an equivalent to extrude along vector, which is not normal to the sketch plane in Pro/ E ? This feature is very simple and usefull in I-DEAS, and Unigraphics?


The basic feature is called a Sweep. A more advanced feature is the Variable Section Sweep (Var Sec Sweep).


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There are also:

swept-blends where you can define different sections along the trajectory (vector).

blends where you can vary the sections but the trajectory is always linear (general & parallel blends) or circular (rotational blends).

With all of these except the swept-blend the sections are always normal to the trajectory and are always planar.

With the swept-blend you have a pivot angle option where you can deviate from normal.


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