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How to design an airfoil using SolidWorks

By maury on 23 Feb 20:40 2 answers 0 comments

Hello,
Here's the method i use to model and airfoil from the curved file to the part.

I will be please for any comments on this method.
Thanks.

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  • Fahad Rafi
    Fahad Rafi over 2 years ago

    Try to move the sketch then use sweep directly. or use move body command. the aero foil is fine, the feature tree could be a lot smaller.

  • maury
    maury over 2 years ago

    thanks for the tips.
    Tried them;
    - i don't like the the sketch sweep as i have to break the relations with my curve
    - the move body do it's job perfectly as i can do a translation and a rotation

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