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mbar57
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holes in cylinder

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01-29-2013 12:41 PM
I'm very new at this so I'm sorry if this is dumb. I created a cylinder with a hole through the center and need to add holes through the face into the center hole and I can't figure out how. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Create new workplane.

Select one of the origin planes or axis.

Select side of cylinder.

Now you have a plane on which to Sketch a Hole Center Point.

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JDMather
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Re: holes in cylinder

01-29-2013 12:44 PM in reply to: mbar57

Create new workplane.

Select one of the origin planes or axis.

Select side of cylinder.

Now you have a plane on which to Sketch a Hole Center Point.

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Re: holes in cylinder

04-24-2013 01:56 PM in reply to: JDMather

Sorry if I seem a bit inept, but I can't seem to do this at all. I have a 1.5" dia Cylinder and need 4 holes in the side. The directions you gave aren't making much sense to me. I have tried to do the things you suggested but so far nothing. I am using Inventor 2013.

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Re: holes in cylinder

04-24-2013 04:18 PM in reply to: ggaskill

See image below

 

Tangent Plane.png

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Julianortegaic
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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 12:17 PM in reply to: mbar57

Hi, I New to do 3 holes in a cilinder, the angle between the axis hole is 60 degrees,, I made I hole in a plane, but  I dont know how to  do the other 2 holes, how can I made it? I m attaching a autocad draw of what i need to do .

 

Thanks  

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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 12:24 PM in reply to: Julianortegaic

Create the first hole and then do a Circular Pattern.

Attach your ipt file here if you can't figure it out.

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Julianortegaic
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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 12:37 PM in reply to: JDMather

I am attaching the File, I will try to use the circular pattern, im new in autodesk inventor so i will try how to use that option.

 

Thanks 

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Julianortegaic
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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 12:54 PM in reply to: JDMather

I really dont know how to use the circular patterm, Could u help me, im sorry im very new in autodesk inventor 

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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 01:03 PM in reply to: Julianortegaic

Click Circular Pattern tool.

Click on the Hole.

In the Circular Pattern dialog box select the Selection tool for Axis and select the side of the cylinder.

Enter 3 instances and click OK.

 

BTW, your sketches are not constrained and you are doing too much work.

I recommend you go through these

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/SkillsUSA%20University.pdf
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/p/inventor-tutorials.html
http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/enu?adskContextId=HELP_TUTORIALS&language=ENU&release=2014&product=Inve...

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Re: holes in cylinder

10-24-2013 01:21 PM in reply to: JDMather

ThanKs i already did the 3 holes, thanks, I will check the info you have sent me. thanks

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