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 Creo 1.0
Product Functional Area Surfacing - ISDX
User Interface LocationClick 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

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

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