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treasure1100
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How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

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04-12-2013 08:28 AM

I need to do a smooth transtition between that first long cube and the cylinder kind of shpe on it's right so that the cube and cylinder are attached toether and we dont see the edges of the cube.

 

I created a Loft between a sketch on the end of the rectangular solid and the existing sketch of the cylinder.

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JDMather
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:34 AM in reply to: treasure1100

Sketch1, 2, 3, 9, 11, 15, 16 are not constrained.

Workplanes 1, 2 & 3 are not needed.

 

I recommend you read this while I (or someone) works up a solution.

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/skillsusa%20university.pdf

 

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EScales
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:40 AM in reply to: treasure1100

You mean like this?

 

 

Loft.PNG

Eric

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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:41 AM in reply to: EScales

Yes like that, have you figured it out, is so please tell me the steps

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treasure1100
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:42 AM in reply to: JDMather

2010 btw see the other guys pic, that's what i mean. And yeah i know i have bunch of unneed stuff cuz im new to this so i have been experimnting stuff.

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EScales
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:43 AM in reply to: treasure1100

What version of Inventor are you using?

Eric

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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:46 AM in reply to: EScales

2010

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EScales
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 08:55 AM in reply to: treasure1100

I created a Loft between a sketch on the end of the rectangular solid and the existing sketch of the cylinder.

Eric

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treasure1100
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 09:01 AM in reply to: EScales

Thanks, i have another question though. If you go to the left view you will see the top pipe coming in at a 45 angle from top in the cube. Is there a way to cut it so it's long enough just to get in the cube and not have extra part like there is right now.

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GSE_Dan_A
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Re: How to do a smooth tranistion between two parts

04-12-2013 09:08 AM in reply to: treasure1100

When you extrude the pipe use the TO command.  Then select the cube face. This will extend your tube to the face of the cube without having additional material.

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