Fuse

shortcut QWERTY xf, QWERTZ yf

The Fuse tool is the center piece of MESHmachine's chamfer and fillet toolset. Its purpose is to create rounded surfaces from chamfers/flat bevels.

One of the benefits of this, is the ability to create variable fillets, as well as washouts.

FAQVarialbleFilletsandWashouts fillets with changing 'radii' on the left, fillets washing out on the right

Selection

Poly strip - a row of polygons - along the chamfer.

The best way to select a chamfer is usually by loop selecting it - by default via Alt + Select Mouse, while pointing at an sweep edge of the chamfer.

SelectionFuse poly strip selection along chamfer

The sequence of the chamfer polygons determine the direction of the fuse surface. If Fuse is run on a single polygon, the direction will be determined by edge length, but can can also be reversed in the redo/tool properties panel.

Using Fuse