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Creating fin-tube with folded ribs

Question asked by Jeroen Van Hoorn on Mar 26, 2019
Latest reply on Mar 27, 2019 by Ruben Balderrama

Below a complicated case regarding a fin-tube with ribs, where on 4 places the ribs are bended.

After spending some time struggling with sheet metal and the sweep feature, hereby the request for some support/ideas to create the 3D.

 

Goal: converting an old 2D drawing into a 3D model. Fin-tube with folded/overlapping fins on 4 sides, images of the 2D:

 

 

 

Status at the moment, fin-tube with ribs, but without overlapping:

 

 

Tried sheet metal option but not possible due to the shape of the helix.

 

Base material:

 

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