Intersecting Meshes

This task shows how to slice two polygonal meshes along their intersection.
Open the Intersect1.CATPart document.
  1. Click the Mesh Intersect icon .

    The Mesh Intersect dialog box is displayed.
  2. Select the first mesh.

  3. Press the Ctrl key and select the second mesh.

    Their intersection is highlighted in blue.
  4. Select intersection type:

    • Slice: meshes are sliced

    • Create Curve: meshes are not sliced, however curves are created at each intersection. These curves appear in the specification tree as Intersection

  5. Click Apply to preview the intersections.

    Slice Create Curve
  6. Click OK to exit the command.

You cannot slice meshes that have already been sliced along the intersection using the Slice option.