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Help converting surfaces to solid model

By Adam Baker on 17 Jul 02:02 1 answer 849 views 3 comments

I've got a boat hull that I'm working on, and I created the model by using surface lofts. I used surface fills to close it in completely, and was able to get the whole thing to knit together successfully, if I dont try to create a solid model. However, if I check the box to attempt to create a solid model, it says it fails to knit surfaces.

I need the final part to be a solid model, and unfortunately I have very little surfacing experience. Most of what I have now is just from a large amount of trial and error.

I've attached a part file, iges & step file, in the hopes someone cna help. The file was created in SW2013.


New_Hull.SLDPRT, 2.65 MB
New_Hull.STEP, 1.62 MB
New_Hull.IGS, 1000 KB

1 answer

  • Sudhir Gill
    Sudhir Gill about 4 years ago

    Bad Surfacing. Also Bad luck I have SW 2012. Thanks to IGES. There are some surface gaps you need to fill. I had fixed the IGES file somehow. You can try to fix the SLDPRT yourself after checking what I have done.

    After fixing all you need to do is Knitting the surface & it will create the solid you want.


    New_Hull1.SLDPRT, 1.22 MB

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