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dexterdweller
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Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

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03-13-2014 06:46 PM

I have a cone that I need to place a cylinder through. The cylinder will need to be 36" below the XZ plane and perpendicular to the side of the cone and 10° away from the Y axis. EASY right... I have an image of where I'm at. I have the 10° offset and that's it. But I have a sketch showing where I need the cylinder constrained too.

 

Please Help.

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

See if you can follow what I did in this assembly.

 

 

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 04:19 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

Attach your Inventor file(s) here.

(it is an easy problem to solve)

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 06:39 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

Here are the files. I should have attached them to start with... I will end up with 8 of these cylinders in the cone. I have attempted to create a separate part file for each that will contain a sketch and a UCS. Rotate this part to the angle that is needed and constrain the cylinder to the planes on the inserted UCS. Only thing is doing this way I will have to insert one of these for each part... which I will do if necessary.

 

Thanks for your help!

 

 

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 07:10 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

dexterdweller wrote:

... I will end up with 8 of these cylinders in the cone.  


I assume in a circular pattern?

 

I assume you will have some sort of Hole feature in the Cone part?

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 07:16 AM in reply to: JDMather
Yes there will be two layers of four evenly spaced and in circular pattern. Yes there will be a hole feature to.

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 07:32 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

dexterdweller wrote:
Yes there will be two layers of four evenly spaced and in circular pattern.

Lost me with this?

 

Cone Pattern.PNG

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 07:48 AM in reply to: JDMather
That looks great. The two layers I will have four at the 36" below the XZ and four at approximately 48" below the XZ plane in another circular pattern. The the upper and the lower patterns will be staggered. For example if the top set was at 45°, 135°, 225° & 315°. Then the lower set would be at 0°, 90°, 180° & 270°.
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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 07:59 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

Do you realize that in a circular pattern your initial condition of 10° is meaningless extra work (you can rotate the entire assembly 10°)?

 

How far do you want the pipes penetrating into the cone and is the measure point from the outside surface or inside surface of the cone?

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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 08:09 AM in reply to: JDMather
The cone will drop into the main assembly and be grounded the way it is modeled. I did consider creating a separate sub-assembly of just the nozzles that could be dropped in and rotate just one constraint of the sub-assembly. But I guess this is not what you mean. I don't use patterns very often so I am obviously doing extra work by what you are saying.

I need 6" Outside projection (from the outside of the cone) and a minimum of 3/8" inside projection (from the inside of the cone).
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Re: Cylinder piercing Cone constraint

03-14-2014 09:07 AM in reply to: dexterdweller

See if you can follow what I did in this assembly.

 

 

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