Stephen Nyberg

Tutorial: Torus Möbius

Question by Stephen Nyberg

Tim Titus asked me if I could do some tutorials on some of the shapes I have been making. He asked this on Torus Möbius and as this is one of the more simple ones I have done (it only as 5 sketches and 4 features) I thought this would be a good one to start with. If there are any other models you would like to see a tutorial for let me know here or drop me a private message. I made this using SolidWorks 2012 but I think most parametric modelers can do this in the same way.


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Stephen Nyberg
Answered on 15 Jul, 2013 09:30 PM

Here are the steps I did to make this model.

Start by opening a new sketch. I made my part in mm,

As the name suggests, this shape is just a torus cut in half with a möbius (still a single solid body)

It can be helpful to rename your sketches and features to make them easier to select down the line. If you do not know how to do this look here;

Answered with a tutorial:

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Answered on 26 Jul, 2013 11:52 AM
Tim Titus
Answered on 16 Jul, 2013 12:35 AM
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Łukasz Dzwonka
Answered on 16 Jul, 2013 01:05 PM
Thanh Liem Dao
Answered on 18 Jul, 2013 09:40 AM
Cody Cecchetto
Answered on 18 Jul, 2013 05:06 PM

operation failed due to geometric conditions

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Answered on 18 Jul, 2013 09:22 PM

This is a great one! I will try to "translate" into CATIA V5...

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Stephen Nyberg
Answered on 20 Jul, 2013 07:50 PM

If you complete it add you model here in the comments. Here are the ones I have seen.

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Answered on 22 Jul, 2013 08:42 AM

thank's stephen, so i have new experience about this technique in solidworks.

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Answered on 25 Jul, 2013 10:58 AM

This is not true Mobius. In Mobius has only one surface and only one edge , whereas here we have two surfaces and two edges like a regular ring ...

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Answered on 26 Jul, 2013 11:51 AM
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