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Fast Facts! Quick Tips for Using PTC Creo - Surfacing

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Fast Facts! Quick Tips for Using PTC Creo - Surfacing

Today’s “Fast Facts!” post showcases useful surfacing features. This content is intended to provide users with easy-to-use, actionable tips and tricks for how to use PTC Creo more effectively. These tips come from Evan Winter, an expert in our PTC Creo training group.

 

1. Useful Surfacing Features

  • Curves
    • Through Points, Offset Csys, From Xsec
    • Define ends conditions (Tangency, Curvature Continuity).

 

  • Boundary Blend
    • Similar to Blends, transitions between curves.
    • First and second direction options.

 

  • Intersect
    • Creates a new 3D curve from two 2D sketches/curves
    • Creates curve at intersection of surface/surface or surface/datum.

 

  • Merge
    • Combine surfaces into quilts, trimming excess geometry.

 

  • Fill
    • Creates a surface within a sketch boundary.

 

  • Thicken/Solidify

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Curves

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Boundary Blend

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Intersect

 

Stayed tuned as we cover more PTC Creo commands, features, and shortcuts designed to help you use the product faster!

 

Have some ideas about what you’d like to learn more about? Send me a message or leave a comment below and we’ll write up the best ideas from the community. Thanks for reading, looking forward to all of your feedback!