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Constant sweep cut

By Ana Ga on 11 Jan 16:06 3 answers 645 views 2 comments

Hello!

I have created a wave to be cut on a cylinder with a triangular shape.

I have succeeded to create the loft cut but I have discovered that in the peak and trough areas the angle of the 'cut' changes.

I have tried to play around with the settings of the sweep but this is the best result I got so far.

Can you please help me.

Thanks a lot!

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3 answers

  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG over 1 year ago

    Ana,
    Try this model. It creates the sweep as a body, then it is patterned, and removed from the main model.

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    Body Pattern - improved core proper cutter.SLDPRT, 1.58 MB
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  • Ana Ga
    Ana Ga over 1 year ago

    Hi Inspire. Thanks a lot for your help.

    I have also tried other options and manage to get where I wanted.

    Now the problem is that I would like to pattern the wave 4 times on the cylinder but it doesn't allow me to do so,

    I dont really understand what I am doing wrong :(

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    improved core proper cutter.SLDPRT, 593 KB
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