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Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

I tried it, but it is not selecting this facet body

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Re: Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

Make sure your selection filter is set to facet body (see image), when you try to specify the blank.

 

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Re: Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

Thanks

Re: Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

You probably don't need to save it at all.

If the cavity mill operations are in the same workpiece, turn on 3D IPW.

If they are in different workpieces, set the blank geometry type to IPW and select the other workpiece.

Mark Rief
Retired Siemens

Re: Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

What should I do if I want to use IPW create a BLANK GEOMETRY? LOCAL IPW in "The part containing the source for the IPW must reference the same ....: Alerts are called will appear. Local IPW I set up what I want to know.

Re: Can i use this generated facet body(ipw) as a blank for next operation

Can you explain your question some more?

Are you saving an IPW as a facet body? 

 

Or are you using IPW flow with the blank selection on the geometry group?

 

For IPW flow, there are some rules about the components  - search the help for "IPW Source dialog box".

Mark Rief
Retired Siemens

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