Model Surface Profile using a line

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Model Surface Profile using a line

Postby RoutnAbout » Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:06 pm

I'm using Aspire Ver8.5.
There was/is a feature that if you'd lay/draw a straight line across a model like you were going to split the model or component. Instead of it splitting the model it gave you the profile of the surface along that line.

I've looked through the tutorial but haven't found anything.
Thanks in advance.
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Re: Model Surface Profile using a line

Postby FixitMike » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:00 pm

If you profile along the line with a toolpath that cuts the full depth of the material, and then in the preview, double click on the piece you want to disappear, you can see the section cut.
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Re: Model Surface Profile using a line

Postby highpockets » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:32 pm

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Re: Model Surface Profile using a line

Postby gkas » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:32 pm

In the Measure/Inspect dialog, there are two checkbox options; 'Span/Contour Properties' and 'Model Cross-Section'. One of these is what you're looking for.
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Re: Model Surface Profile using a line

Postby RoutnAbout » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:08 am

  • Thanks John, that's exactly what I was looking for.
  • Thanks gkas, I knew it was some where.
  • I appreciate the attempt Mike.

Am creating/routing a paint mask for a part that on the 2020 new mid engine corvette.
Have landed a 6 year contract. It's gonna be a nice gig.

Thanks for your help guys
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