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mikkele86
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retrieve a bend from sweep ?

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10-04-2012 03:48 AM

hello.

 

I have created a pipe using sweep through 2 planes and 3d sketch. I want a specific bend on that pipe to be extracted for drawing purpose. How do I do that ?

 

thanks in advance :smileyhappy:

Could you add workplanes to your part? Then use the workplanes and the Change View Orientation tool to get the drawing view into the correct orientation.

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JDMather
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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 04:36 AM in reply to: mikkele86

Can you Retrieve the 2D generating sketches in the drawing?

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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 04:43 AM in reply to: JDMather

dont think so. cant see eny 2d sketch, only 3d.

 

picture is attached

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japike
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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 05:00 AM in reply to: mikkele86

Can you post the part?

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Jeff
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mikkele86
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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 05:03 AM in reply to: japike

yes, here you go :smileyhappy:

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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 05:28 AM in reply to: mikkele86

You might have to make them visible in ipt first, I don't recall for sure.

 

Model Sketches.png

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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 05:34 AM in reply to: JDMather

If they are not visible in ipt, after retrieving them right click and Include.

 

Include.png

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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 05:48 AM in reply to: JDMather

ok. I can retrieve the 2D sketch's but how will that help me, retrieve the bend to a standalone part and putting angle dimensions on a bend part ? if you noticed the bend is bended through 2 axis.

 

I can be more specific, I must find the rotation degrees of that bend and put them on a drawing. :smileyhappy:

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mikkele86
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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 06:01 AM in reply to: mikkele86

here an example of what im looking for, but the method is really dirty.

 

also note the picture, thats the angle im looking for.

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Re: retrieve a bend from sweep ?

10-04-2012 06:50 AM in reply to: mikkele86

Could you add workplanes to your part? Then use the workplanes and the Change View Orientation tool to get the drawing view into the correct orientation.

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Jeff
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