Sudhir Gill

Can we extrude in a direction which is not normal to the sketch plane?

Question by Sudhir Gill

We can sweep in exchange... but i want to know any way if possible.

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46a01e21
Answered on 19 Jan, 2012 01:03 PM

Yes, using extruded direction selection in the box under the end condition drop down. Only linear directions though!

 
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Robert Stein
Answered on 19 Jan, 2012 01:53 PM

And if you don't want to do it to be linear, you don't use boss extrude but loft extrude ;)

 
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Marcus Blessing
Answered on 19 Jan, 2012 08:13 PM

You can also use the swept boss/base feature. Simply create a plane perpendicular to your sketch and create a line going in the direction you wish to extrude your profile. It requires a bit more reference geometry, but its your best bet for extruding in the correct direction.

 
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