iLogic Tutorial – Derived Block Library – 08

iLogic Tutorial –  08 –  Cutting the Profiles

Now you can unsuppress the Panel extrusion and create the first profile. Get the Create 2D Sketch tool from the Sketch panel and either click on the Profile Plane in the browser or in the workspace. Name the new sketch  54115 Cut, then right click and select Slice Graphics, then turn off the visibility of the Profile Plane. Now project the intersection of the two lines as a point onto the new sketch as shown below…

iLogic Tutorial Derived Block Library Page Eight Image 01 - Slice Graphics

Now shut the visibility of the Profile Path Sketch and zoom in on the point. Click on the Amana 54115 block in the Blocks folder, and drag the block into the workspace. You may or may not have what is shown below…

iLogic Tutorial Derived Block Library Page Eight Image 02 - Turn Off Visibility

…I say that because I’ve done this part twice, exactly the same, and the blocks come in oriented different on each one. Whatever…

No matter what orientation they come in at, they need to be constrained, which will rotate the block in this case. Grab the Vertical constraint from the Constrain panel and click the left line in the image above, which represents the top of the cutter.

iLogic Tutorial Derived Block Library Page Eight Image 03 - Constrain the Sketch Block

The block should now be oriented as shown above. If it started with this orientation, you still need to apply the Vertical constraint to that same line, or the block will be under constrained, and will have the ability to rotate around the next constraint…

 

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