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Doing Edge Blend on Convergent Bodies

Siemens Experimenter Siemens Experimenter
Siemens Experimenter

Hi,

I imported a STL with two Bodies and try to do an Edge-Blend or Face-Blend but cannot do this. The edge and faces are not selectable. Does someone know if this is possible and, if yes, what I need to do?

 

Thanks,

Martin

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Re: Doing Edge Blend on Convergent Bodies

Phenom
Phenom
@MartinH

The reason you cannot select faces or edges is because STL bodies are faceted bodies and do not have actual faces or edges - so you're using the wrong types of modeling tools.

I'm sure someone else with more experience/knowledge about faceted/Convergent modeling might chime in, but in the meantime I'd suggest reading the Help Docs for what you can and cannot do with faceted and Convergent models in NX.
-Tim

Re: Doing Edge Blend on Convergent Bodies

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

In NX 12 you can use the command called Create Transition to add "edge" treatments to a Convergent body. As state above there are no real edges on the part it is only facets. 

 

Scott