Help With Fusion360


Can anyone recommend any strategies for designing this gear cover? I need to customize it for a particular size pinion gear and hex head socket cap screws.

I have already tried combining bodies but subtracting was not working

I also tried starting with a 2 D design but then I cannot shell the design.

Here is the item with two conical shaped designs:

Thank you in advance

1 Answer

Have you tried lofting? See attached file incl timeline. Just a quick and dirty drawing but maybe that approach might help? You might need to use guide rails to get the desired result.

Kind Regards,