# Objective:

Learn how to create a coincident Plane from a CAD Face.

# Procedure:

The **Plane** needs a Centroid and two non-linear axes (can't be parallel). We will utilize the Edges and Vertices of the **CAD Face** to create the **Plane**.

**Note:** The part we are starting with is already imported, and the face has been extracted from the part. Download the example file to follow along.

1. Add two **Line Segment** blocks to the workflow. Using control points found in the **CAD Face** properties, we can define the **Line Segment****s** to the surface.

2. The last step is to add a **Plane** block. The origin can be any vertex on the **CAD Face **surface. The axes are defined by each of the line segments' directions.

And that’s it! You’ve successfully created a plane that is coincident with a CAD Face.

Are you still having issues? Contact the support team, and we’ll be happy to help!

## Comments

Brandon JohnsonThis is not working in nTop 3.16.3

Fix:

(1) Extract Origin Point from "Origin" properties that is extracted from the CAD face in the first step.

(2) Extract control points (same as above)

(3) Calculate the vector between the origin point and your "X" point and the vector between the origin point and the "Y" point. Do this by using the vector2vector subtraction block. Use these two new vectors, call them "dX" and "dY", for the input of X and Y in the plane block.

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