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Sweep not working to create cylinder

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12-28-2012 05:20 PM

I created a circle and a path coming from the center (sorry for the lack of terminology). I wanted to use sweep to form a cylinder around the path with the circle being the diameter of the cylinder. However it won't light up the tick to accept it. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. 

I notice you only have one Sketch in your file, you need add 2nd Sketch which vertical the 1st sketch.

 

YourDrawing.png

 

How to?

1.Toggle on the lamp before the Origin

2.Click the vertical workplane

3.Select New Sketch

4.Draw a line you want

5.Invoke Sweep command

6.First select your 1st profile

7.Then click the new line

8.OK.

YourDrawing.png

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Re: Sweep not working to create cylinder

12-31-2012 09:42 AM in reply to: neatgadgets

The circle is on same plane as the path.

It should be on a plane perpendicular to the path.

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Re: Sweep not working to create cylinder

12-31-2012 03:30 PM in reply to: JDMather

Thankyou for your reply. Happy New Years to you as well. 

 

I though I had it perpendicular to the path. How do I get it perpendicular to the path?

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Re: Sweep not working to create cylinder

01-17-2013 10:43 PM in reply to: neatgadgets

I notice you only have one Sketch in your file, you need add 2nd Sketch which vertical the 1st sketch.

 

YourDrawing.png

 

How to?

1.Toggle on the lamp before the Origin

2.Click the vertical workplane

3.Select New Sketch

4.Draw a line you want

5.Invoke Sweep command

6.First select your 1st profile

7.Then click the new line

8.OK.

YourDrawing.png

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Mike.Zhang
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Fusion 360 Quality Assurance Team
Autodesk, Inc.

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Re: Sweep not working to create cylinder

05-19-2013 02:18 PM in reply to: neatgadgets

Thankyou for your reply, sorry for the delay, I have only just gotten back into Inventor.

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