Reduce edges for an imported surface in Solidworks

Heal Edges command removes headaches from imported neutral file formats.

Comments Off on Reduce edges for an imported surface in Solidworks March 26, 2012
by Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Importing neutral file formats (STEP, Parasolid, IGES) into Solidworks can bring with them a number of frustrations due to an unnecessarily high number of open edges.

In this short Solidworks tip, Javelin Technologies’ CAD trainer Alin Vargatu shows how the “Heal Edges” command can reduce edges by more than 50 percent.

How to Reduce the Number of Edges for an Imported Surface?

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