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Making a loop

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12-18-2012 08:18 AM

I was asked to make a 3-D version of a eyenut that we are going to build. The difficulty that I'm having is that the loop is two different diameters. Where it connects to the threaded portion it's dia. is 1.75, and when it arcs to the top the diameter increases to 2.750 inches. Any suggestions on how to do this would be great. (I'm  not sure how sensitive this information will be so I'm trying to give enough info without giving anything away)

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Re: Making a loop

12-18-2012 08:44 AM in reply to: topher5150

Loft?

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Re: Making a loop

12-18-2012 09:47 AM in reply to: blair

Kinda sounds more like sweep to me but hard to know from the description.

I'm envisioning the loop of an eye bolt.

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Re: Making a loop

12-18-2012 09:56 AM in reply to: topher5150

With the shape changing, one would have to use the Loft with a starting profile, the required profile at mid point and a ending profile.

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Re: Making a loop

12-18-2012 11:22 AM in reply to: blair

Ah, true, if the section is changing. If it's the path radius, then sweep will do. 

It's obviously unclear to me which the OP means.

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