Enhancement Details

Constraining Normal to an Edge

You can constrain a curve endpoint Normal to an edge or a curve.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Interactive Surface Design Extension
Version 1.0
Product Functional Area Surfacing - ISDX
User Interface Location Click Curve > Curve Edit and then click Tangent or right-click a tangent and select Curve Edit.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

You can constrain a curve to be normal to an edge. This forces the curve to always connect normal to the attached edge or curve. For a COS this is a primary constraint. For a free curve this is added as a secondary constraint.

Multimedia

Images
Normal to edge constraint Free
Normal to edge constraint COS
Videos
Normal to edge constraint Free Example
Normal to edge constraint COS Example