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# Tutorial on Modeling of Tennis Ball in SolidEdge ST4.

By Surajmal on 14 Apr 04:51 4 answers 3440 views 4 comments

Tutorial on Modeling of Tennis Ball in SolidEdge ST4.

• over 1 year ago

Model for this tutorial is here(Tennis Ball)

1. ### Step 1

Start SolidEdge in ISO Part Mode.

2. ### Step 2

Select Circle tool.

3. ### Step 3

Hover the mouse on Front plane.

4. ### Step 4

Press F3 to lock the plane.

5. ### Step 5

Keep the mouse on the origin while the axis are selected.

6. ### Step 6

Make a circle of 60mm diameter on origin.

7. ### Step 7

Select Line tool.

8. ### Step 8

Select the upper point along Z-axis.

9. ### Step 9

Select the lower point

10. ### Step 10

Select Trim tool.

11. ### Step 11

Trim away the circle.

12. ### Step 12

Click Select tool.

13. ### Step 13

Select the region.

14. ### Step 14

Select Revolve.

15. ### Step 15

Change the revolution type to 360.

16. ### Step 16

Click the revolution axis.

17. ### Step 17

Select the line along Z-axis.

18. ### Step 18

Now we have created the ball body.

19. ### Step 19

Select line tool.

20. ### Step 20

Select Front Plane by keeping mouse pointer on it.

Press F3.

22. ### Step 22

Press Ctrl+F for Front view.

23. ### Step 23

Click along X-axis.

24. ### Step 24

Height of line is 16 and angle is 90.00º.

25. ### Step 25

Draw it till the z-axis.

26. ### Step 26

Select the circle tool.

27. ### Step 27

Select origin.

28. ### Step 28

Draw a circle coincident to the end point.

29. ### Step 29

Again Line tool.

30. ### Step 30

Click the circle point about Z axis.

31. ### Step 31

Draw the line with the same length.

32. ### Step 32

Delete the vertical line.

33. ### Step 33

Select the trim tool.

34. ### Step 34

Trim the inner circle.

35. ### Step 35

Under surfacing tab select Extruded.

36. ### Step 36

Select the sketch.

37. ### Step 37

Click Accept.

38. ### Step 38

Extrude it symmetrically such that it passes through the ball body.

39. ### Step 39

Click Finish.

40. ### Step 40

Select Intersection.

41. ### Step 41

Select Both Surfaces.

42. ### Step 42

Click Finish.

43. ### Step 43

Select the Extrude1 in Path finder and then Hide it by unchecking it.

44. ### Step 44

Now we have the curve.

45. ### Step 45

Select circle tool and then hover the mouse over front plane.

46. ### Step 46

Press F3 to lock it.

47. ### Step 47

Ctrl+F to Front view.

48. ### Step 48

Draw a circle of 2.84mm diameter coincident to the cicular surface and the curve.

49. ### Step 49

Select Swept cutout under cut feature.

Click OK.

51. ### Step 51

Select the curve.

52. ### Step 52

Now Select the circle as the profile.

53. ### Step 53

Click Finish.

54. ### Step 54

Select Round tool.

55. ### Step 55

Round both these edges by 0.50mm.

56. ### Step 56

Right click to accept. Now click Select tool.

57. ### Step 57

Now the ball is ready.

• over 1 year ago

good tutorial that many operations such as aplicad revolution, surfaces, sweep court and if I equeivoco rounding lso good tutorials apply a analizis of what is done in every part so the reader or learner understands in a way eficas

regards

• over 1 year ago

can anyone help me in surfacing in solid edge st3
what is boolean and how to make it