|This task shows you how to add or remove material around a component by adding bodies. We are going to use a ready prepared component that will illustrate both addition and removal and we shall add it to the clamping plate.|
|First you must have created bodies with Part Design. If you
wish to add material around a component, give the body a name that begins
, e.g.PadForContouring. If you
wish to remove material around a component, give the body a name that begins
We recommend that you choose names that indicate the final purpose of the pad or pocket as there may be several in a user component.
Pads and pockets are only applied to the element defined in the DrillFrom field of the Define Component dialog box.
These bodies will be used in the order they were created.
|Please refer to the Description of the Generic Dialog Box chapter for more information on the dialog box.|