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picozon1
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shell on loft

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11-14-2013 05:17 AM

I have a loft from round to square. I am trying to create a shell for entire part to obtain the studs.

I manage to create the shell only for flat feature, but I can’t create a shell on the others. Please help.

 

Thanks,

Picozon

Hi!

 

I think i'm not understanding all the picture... "casing and liners, perpendicular in/out"...:smileyfrustrated:

I can only say that:  if you wanna have the holes perfectly perpendicular, you have to do the holes when the plate is flat.

...And, it´s ok if you have the parts separated (as in the real world), you can always have one part with references and information from other parts. No need to have this 4 solids inside one ipt. Sheet metal doesnt work with multisolid options.

 

A question: In real world to produce the parts, you will create the bores on the sheet flattened(before bending it), or you will bore the part when it will be already bended?

 

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 07:27 AM in reply to: picozon1

Hi!

 

You can adopt another approach to the problem. Delete the faces.

 

Edit the " Delete faces" in the attached ipt, and continue deleting the faces until you have only the studs surfaces.

 

If you post the original part (before the holes), i can give you a way better solution.

 

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 07:34 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

HI!

 

Download the ipt here:

 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/108503790/studs_.zip

 

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 08:20 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Here is the previous solid that I created for studs.

 

Thank you,

Picozon

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 08:26 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Thanks a lot. I really appreciate your help!

 

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Picozon

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 09:05 AM in reply to: picozon1

Hi!

 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/108503790/CONE_NO_HOLES.zip

 

Open the CONE_STUDS and check it.

 

Are you a novice Inventor user?

 

I've to tell you some things about your part...

When you design sheet metal, one of the objectives is achieve the flat pattern to cut.

 

You have two parts within your file, it's better to have this parts separated in two files and place both in one assembly, that way you achieve the flat pattern for both sheet metal pieces.

 

If you have questions about it, post here or email me.

 

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 10:25 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

 

  1. Do you have a better idea to have those studs exactly perpendicular on the casing (sheet metal)?  And also the location of these studs needs to be exactly on the location of the holes in the liners (sheet metal). The distance between casing and liners is aproximate 4 inch. The studs of course must be perpendicular on the casing. The exterior is the casing, the interior is the liner sheets. That is the reason that I used sheet metal! I can’t send the drawing for fabrication with some gap between my casing and those studs.
  2. This part I used as a solid in 4 different parts. I need link between them for future modification.

Thank you,

Picozon.

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Re: shell on loft

11-14-2013 10:54 AM in reply to: picozon1

Hi!

 

I think i'm not understanding all the picture... "casing and liners, perpendicular in/out"...:smileyfrustrated:

I can only say that:  if you wanna have the holes perfectly perpendicular, you have to do the holes when the plate is flat.

...And, it´s ok if you have the parts separated (as in the real world), you can always have one part with references and information from other parts. No need to have this 4 solids inside one ipt. Sheet metal doesnt work with multisolid options.

 

A question: In real world to produce the parts, you will create the bores on the sheet flattened(before bending it), or you will bore the part when it will be already bended?

 

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Regards.
CarlosC

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