Tutorial how to make engine part 3

Hi! To perform step 8 in Inventor you can follow the next steps.

  1. Step 1:

    Open the "Rectangular Pattern" tool

  2. Step 2:

    clic on "Pattern a solid"

  3. Step 3:

    select "Create new bodies"

  4. Step 4:

    Then select a face to choose the direction in which bodies will be replicated.

  5. Step 5:

    Enter the number of bodies (6) and the Spacing (In my case, the spacing is the width of the base body = 95 mm).

  6. Step 6:

    To rotate the bodies clic on "Move bodies" tool and then select "Rotate about line" (ignore the Free drag)

  7. Step 7:

    Select the body (#2 in this case) and enter the Angle (240 deg)

  8. Step 8:

    to select the "Rotate axis" clic on the face just like the picture.

  9. Step 9:

    Clic Apply and select another body.

  10. Step 10:

    Finally, open the "Combine" tool, select the base body and the auxiliar parts (mark "keep auxiliary part").