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Surface Features in WF Sheetmetal

Lazar

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I had previously posted a query about solid features in WF sheetmetal



http://www.proecentral.com/portal/forum/msgDetail.asp?msg_id=3000&for_id=17



A similar thought occurred to me with regard to surfaces in sheetmetal. One technique I had used to pattern complex geometry on a sheetmetal part was to create the feature(s) using surfaces, pattern them and then make them solid. The benefit was that it sped up regeneration time for the sheetmetal part.



Is this still possible with WF? I am off-site for a couple days, so I haven't had the chance to test this out.



Given the fact that you can no longer create regular solid features (e.g. solid protrusions) other than sheetmetal walls in WF, I am wondering if the same applies to creating surface features with the intent of making them solid attachments to the sheetmetal later on.



Any insight would be appreciated.
 

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