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Why and when should we use the Boolean operation in catia?

By Navaneethan sundaresan on 23 Nov 15:25 7 answers 1 comment

part body, Boolean operations

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  • özgür kesebir
    özgür kesebir 12 months ago

    It allows you to add, subtract geometries or simply find the intersection between 2 or more geometries.

    In short, these commands allow you to add or remove material easily to the main body. And without these commands it is hard to do design.

  • özgür kesebir
    özgür kesebir 12 months ago

    Booleans are also useful in reducing rebuild times for complex parts.

    That means you must use every time when you are designing.

  • Zakir Qureshi
    Zakir Qureshi 12 months ago

    For Making complicated plastic and casting parts...

  • yogesh sen
    yogesh sen 12 months ago

    Hello Friend,
    Boolean Operation is an one of the important part of catia, actully it is not in catia only, it is in cad. So you can find it in all types of cad softwares.
    Now come to boolean Operation, It is used to add(combine), subract(remove) or intersect the object.
    If you want to add or merge two object you have to use add option but object should be teach each other.
    If you want to remove material of a object from other teaching or intersecting object then you should use subtract option.
    And the last one is Intersect it is use when you want to remove or save the intersecting part and remaining not want.

  • Karthik Boya
    Karthik Boya 10 months ago

    Hi,
    Boolean - The name sound familiar. Yes, it's basically derived from boolean algebra. If you know it then it's great, if not just leave it.
    Why do we need boolean method of design, when we can use pockets and pad and other simple options. To answer this, just imagine how a bolt is manufactured, we take rod of bigger Dia and then we will perform turning operation to remove material from workpiece. So, you can come late boolean approach with this. We can say boolean is a manufacturing approach.

  • Jack Knapp
    Jack Knapp 2 months ago

    CATIA V5 has a very powerful and extensive set of solid modeling tools that Boolean Operations are usually not required for most designs. However, they do provide an additional capability for special situations such as molded and cast parts as Zakir stated earlier.

  • Rajeev Pathak
    Rajeev Pathak 12 months ago

    listen my dear friend....the why depends on your prospective idea or view towards tht design so i don't think anyone's answer can satisfy you but when you find some complex geometry design, where you can't use your operations, to get that perfection u want, then use boolean it will satisfy you u will get to know when to use it

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