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sam__gleeson
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agitator

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12-11-2012 04:23 AM

I am after a agitator part if anyone have available.This goes on a shaft driven  by a electrical motor.

 

Thanks

 

Sam

Oh THAT kind of agitator!   LOL

agitator2.JPG

Sure, just used the same part and changed the way the LOFT is created.

agitator3.JPG

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Re: agitator

12-11-2012 05:18 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Post screen shot or url of similar part.

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mpatchus
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Re: agitator

12-11-2012 10:39 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Here's a real quick one I made up. 

agitator.JPG

Mike Patchus

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sam__gleeson
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Re: agitator

12-12-2012 03:36 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Thanks Mike

Here is a picture JD of a agitator

Best Regards

Sam

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mpatchus
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Message 5 of 10 (347 Views)

Re: agitator

12-12-2012 04:17 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Oh THAT kind of agitator!   LOL

agitator2.JPG

Mike Patchus

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sam__gleeson
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Re: agitator

12-12-2012 04:33 AM in reply to: mpatchus

Very nice Mike...that was quick...do you have something similiar where the blades are egg shape instead of the straight blades

 

Appreciated

 

Sam

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mpatchus
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Re: agitator

12-12-2012 04:59 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Sure, just used the same part and changed the way the LOFT is created.

agitator3.JPG

Mike Patchus

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sam__gleeson
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Re: agitator

12-12-2012 05:02 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

Hi Mike

 

fantastic...thanks for the models...i will now practice

 

Best Regards

 

Sam

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mpatchus
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Message 9 of 10 (323 Views)

Re: agitator

12-12-2012 05:07 AM in reply to: sam__gleeson

The straight bladed vane was created with two lofts.  One for the blade using two sketches for the blade profile, and another to connect the blade base to the hub, also using two sketches/profiles.

The curved bladed vane was created with one loft using the three sketches. I also added a fillet to round the end of the blade.

 

That's the only real difference.  If you compare the two part files you can see the process.  You can tweak the dimensions as required to achieve different results.

Mike Patchus

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sam__gleeson
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Re: agitator

12-12-2012 05:17 AM in reply to: mpatchus

Thanks Mike...very helpful

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