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How to hollow out a solid (Shelling a solid)

8/18/2014
Version 0.14
  1. Click [File]-[New] in menu bar. Create new document and a solid.
    Thickness1
  2. Move to Part workbenchPart workbench
  3. Select a face of solid in 3D view. Select "Thickness"Part_Thickness to display a parameter settings dialog.
    ThicknessDialog
    The solid is hollowed out and the selected face is opened.
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    Thickness3
  4. The thickness of wall can be specified at "Thickness" in the dialog.
    Thickness3Thickness : 1.0
    Thickness4Thickness : 5.0
  5. Junction type of walls can be switched by changint the type to [Intersection] at "Join type" in the dialog.
    Thickness3Join type:Arc
    Thickness5Join type:Intersection
  6. After parameter settings, click OK to execute the hollowing out operation.
*You can also hollow out a solid with multiple selecting faces.
Thickness6
Thickness7
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