Monday, August 15, 2011

Quick Tips: What is the difference between Scaling and Affinity in CATIA GSD Workbench?

There are two commands within CATIA's Generative Shape Design workbench which are often confused: scaling and affinity. Scaling is used when you want to generate an element scaled equally along the X, Y and Z axis with respect to a reference.On the other hand, affinitylets you scale your model with different ratios in the X, Y and Z axis. Utilizing this method gives you more control than using the scaling command. To use these commands, find the operations toolbar in GSD (Generative Shape Design) workbench.

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