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Insert bolt in hole on a curved face

EricGauthierEricGauthier Member Posts: 73 ✭✭✭
What is the simplest way to insert a bolt in a hole on a curved sheet metal part?
I have 12 holes on this part where I want to insert bolts.
Should I create many Mate connectors in my part (cover in image)?


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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,466
    Can you use slider and tangent?
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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    EricGauthierEricGauthier Member Posts: 73 ✭✭✭
    Looking at it again, I think my problem is because my holes are recognized as 360 degrees arcs, not circles with center points.
    They were created on the flat pattern directly because I don't know how I could have made them on the curved surface properly.
    Should I create Mate Connectors on their center points?

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    konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 1,221 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2018
    in the V12 of Measure Value feature I added an option to place a point of an approximate centroid of an entity, so using it you can at least place an aprroximate centroid 3d points for each edge and somehow use it to define a mate connector. Or someone would use evApproximateCentroid to place MC direcly by a custom feature.

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