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Offset for coating thickness? [message #19916] Sun, 31 October 2010 21:14 UTC Go to next message
avatar TimberWolf  is currently offline TimberWolf
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I am using Solidworks to design parts for RP.
Recently I discovered Metalise It, which deposits a metal layer onto RP parts to give better strength and surface finish.

The process deposits a 100-200 micrometer thick layer onto all surfaces. How can I remove a 200 micrometer skin from all surfaces to accommodate the coating thickness?

Thanks
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Re: Offset for coating thickness? [message #19917 is a reply to message #19916 ] Sun, 31 October 2010 21:41 UTC Go to previous message
avatar TomZ  is currently offline TomZ
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You could use face->move (select offset, not translate or rotate).

 
   
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