Learn how to use the Delete Face feature to correct bad geometry.
- [Instructor] When taking in mesh files…from various resources, sometimes you get errors…where you just have extra data in there…that you don't need.…In this example, I've simulated an extra group…of solid geometry in my model that's erroneous.…What I'm going to do is use the Delete Face feature…to clear this out while still maintaining…this geometry surface from one side to another.…I'm going to go to Insert, Face Delete,…and select the surfaces that I want to get rid of.…
Now if I just delete them straight up,…it's going to create a surface body here that's hollow.…That's not what I want to do.…What I want to do is maintain the solid body…and patch it together.…Changing that option to Delete and Patch,…I hit okay.…And now you can see that I've maintained my geometry…across that arc and repaired it…on this revolve as well.…Now if you go back in, there's a third option…for Delete and Fill called Tangent Fill.…So there's Tangent fill and then just…regular Delete and Fill.…
If you select either of these, what you're going to notice is…
- Importing geometry
- Using the surface and face tools
- Working with Boolean geometry
- Converting scans to 3D with Mesh Edit, the Mesh Prep Wizard, and the Surface Wizard
- Working with mesh BREP bodies
- Exporting a mesh
- Preparing a mesh for 3D printing
Skill Level Beginner
1. Classic Mesh Tools
What are mesh files?1m 47s
2. Surface/Face Tools for Mesh
3. Boolean Geometry
4. Scan to 3D
5. Mesh BREP Bodies
6. Exporting Mesh
Next steps1m 9s
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