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Generating an Elbow on a metal part drawing

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10-17-2012 10:33 PM

I would like to ask , how to create the elbow part of a metal type  ( actually a  J-shape Bolt  Threaded material)  .

I had finished  the  straight part  by  simply revolving my required profile. then i was to  draw the  elbow part but "sweep" doesnt  work  out

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Re: Generating an Elbow on a metal part drawing

10-18-2012 04:34 AM in reply to: krcastillo

Inventor version?  Post the file here.


In what way does Sweep not work out?  Have you tried using the Bend Part tool?

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Re: Generating an Elbow on a metal part drawing

10-18-2012 10:26 AM in reply to: sbixler

If all you want is a "j bolt" you need 2 sketches.. 1 is just a "J" shaped single line sketch.. Then the other sketch is just a circle starting on a plane perpendicular to the first sketch start or end point. Then sweep and voila a "J"

see attached (done with INV 2012)

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Re: Generating an Elbow on a metal part drawing

10-18-2012 08:46 PM in reply to: mcgyvr

Is this what you want?


I'm not sure how you'll get the nut past the bend?!

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Re: Generating an Elbow on a metal part drawing

10-19-2012 01:55 AM in reply to: hagiographa

 A Google search on "J Bolts" shows the thread on the straight part only - so no, that isn't what the OP is after.

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