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Message 11 of 12 (143 Views)

Re: How to Create Endmill

11-30-2011 07:36 AM in reply to: JDMather

Thanks JD,


Good point. My feedback is that the details in Detail D drawing is not sufficient to contrain the sketch. What do you think?




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Message 12 of 12 (128 Views)

Re: How to Create Endmill

11-30-2011 09:10 AM in reply to: jeromecastaneda

You can always add dimensions\constraints to fully constrain even if you only have "ballpark" numbers for now.
For example - the fillet groove would be cut using a standard cutter (much like the one you are trying to model) and/or ground  with a standard radius  - so you can start to fill in the missing information.

Surely someone else manufactures these tools, can you measure a competitors product?

But the question of only that radius brings me back to the Coil feature - does it really product the profile the actuall manufacturing tool creates? (this gets into an old and long discussion about sweeping a solid along a path rather than simply a 2D profile)


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