How to create a section view of a 3D model

How to create a section view of a 3D model
LensKeywords: 3D model cutting, section view, section plane, saving of a section view, 3D gizmo, internal structure

Learn how to create a section view of your 3D model (STEP, IGES, STL, SLDPRT, X_T, X_B, SAT, OBJ, BREP, DWG) to see its internal structure.

Brief summary:

  1. Open your 3D file.
  2. Select the 3D Section tool.
  3. In the opened window, click The new section plane icon to add a new section plane. It is possible to add several section planes.
  4. Adjust the section plane position by specifying the parameter values in the 3D Section window or moving the 3D gizmo handles.
  5. To save a section view as a separate 3D file, click The saving icon, then specify a file path, its name, and output format.

To know more about the 3D section feature, please visit our help page.