I am not a fan of Boolean operations but I am planning of taking CATIA v5 Certification Exams, and Boolean Operations are a part of the exam. Hi all. It is a long time I did not wrote anything. I was bit busy with my personal work. Let’s start with Boolean operations; many people don’t. What exactly is the purpose of Boolean Operation in CATIA V5. As I dont see it helps much in making shapes which are not possible to make.

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Select part 1 in Remove: Alternative to remove lump is “Remove face” in part design workbench.

No possibility to have a try at the exam … Does anybody know where I can get a step by step guide how to use the operations, not just a general CATIA v5 obolean Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical engineering professional community. I need vedieo about boolen operation if u have plz post or send to my id elengovan gmail.

Product Design Engineering: CATIA (Boolean Operations, Changing plane sketch, Multi-sections solid)

Intersect keeps the intersecting portion of the bodies and removes the remaining geometry. I had a casting that needed to be made with molded pockets in the “legs”, which were joined to a cylindrical part. Resources Digital Transformation may be defined in a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

Thank you for your reply! I can’t able to do it. Machining operations are in another datia that is also boolean removed.

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CATIA V5 has a very powerful and extensive set of solid modeling tools that Boolean Operations are usually not required for most designs. The difference you can find like this if you know the answer for this Question.

If I change any portion of the primary solid in Component A – the removal solid updates which intern updates Component B. Log in or sign up to answer. It is hard to do without these techniques and it is always recommended to beginners to know how to use them early enough.

Upvote 0 Upvoted 1. How to draw a line between these two planes?

Why and when should we use the Boolean operation in catia?

So, here is what I do. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. Join Date Jul Posts 1, Nothing is wrong – everything is working as it should. Booleans are also useful in reducing rebuild times for complex parts.

We use a significant amount of boolean operatino in our assemblies.

Thanks Hashim for your coment. And select Replace option. This operation is used to add one body to another. But, like Derek said, the ability to organize the part model into multiple partbodies is valuable, and booleans can then be used to “assemble” the partbodies.

Could you please make a video or more detailed screenshots? Besides this point can someone elaborate me on opeeation real usage. Bheemu Gadyal November 18, at Remove lump This option is used within a body to remove unwanted lump in the body. It doesn’t matter if its a positive Pad or a negative Pocket – ADD only considers the shape of the body and it ignores the polarity. Classic example – operations that require shell, draft, and fillet, all in one part.


Then, inserted a new body plus sign in front of the body icon in the specification tree and created a new simple PAD one more rectanglethe plus sign is still on the icon, no changesapplied ADD operation or added the second PAD from the inserted body to the PartBody. Interview questions on Boolean operations: Sketch positioning window will appear. But we are going to focus only on three basic Boolean operations mentioned earlier. What is alternative option for remove lump in part design?

Yes, it’s basically derived from boolean algebra. You can’t appreciate the value of booleans, until you actually NEED them.

Now come to bolean Operation, It is used to add combinesubract remove or intersect the object. I successfully created offset to a plane but failed to draw opsration line. See the catia online help docs on this one Under part body create a mm X mm sketch on XY plane and extrude it by 25mm. Then select the cylinder part.

Why did you ignore my save file? Good, it is fine, that is what I expected! Select the new face of the body as reference. I have a question which I will be obliged if some of you could answer.

Boolean Operations in CATIA

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