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Shelling solids

You can create a shell or a hollow thin wall from your 3D solid object. progeCAD offsets existing faces to create new faces.

To shell a solid

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Choose Modify > Solids Editing > Shell.
    • On the Solids Editing toolbar, click the Shell tool ().
    • Type solidedit, press Enter, choose Body, and then choose Shell.
  2. Select the solid entity you wish to shell.
  3. Specify an offset distance.

 

 

Select the entity, and then select faces to remove (A)and (B), then specify an offset distance.

The resulting shelled entity.

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