Join Gabriel Corbett for an in-depth discussion in this video Extending surfaces, part of Surfacing with SOLIDWORKS.
- The Surface Extend feature allows you…to take an existing surface and add material…in one or multiple directions.…To get started we ought to make sure first…that we have a surface.…As you can see here I've got a surface highlighted in blue.…I can jump up here to the Extend Surface tool…and as soon as I do it's looking…for either edges or faces.…Now if I choose this first edge here,…you can see I'm just going to add some material,…I can just drag that out.…I can drag that as far as I want.…I can type in an exact value here…or up to another surface.…
Now I can choose other edges as well…and it's going to continue that on.…It's going to go in both directions,…filling in this quadrant right here…between the two surfaces.…It's really just extending that existing surface.…And if that's not what you want to do,…you can choose the entire surface itself.…It's going to extend that distance in all directions.…Once you have what you want go ahead and click on Ok.…And you've just expanded the surface…that you've already started with.…
- Defining planes for surface creation
- Creating splines and 3D curves
- Making revolved surfaces
- Building boundary and lofted surfaces
- Offsetting a surface
- Trimming and untrimming surfaces
- Adding fillets
- Fixing corners
- Deleting, moving, and replacing faces
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Sketching for Surfaces
2. Surface Creation Tools
3. Surface Modifiers
4. Using Surfaces with Solids
5. Direct Editing Tools
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