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Sweep along 3D Sketch with Guide Curve

Question asked by Stephan Nelle on Nov 19, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 19, 2014 by Newell Voss

Hello,

 

Let me begin by stating the end goal, since I may be going about it entirely the wrong way.  I'm trying to add a 3" wide flange around the perimeter of part.  See the pdf sketch.  I've gotten a small portion of the flange added surface extruding the trailing edge face; it's in yellow on the model.  I think the correct way is to sweep along a 3D sketch with a guide curve.  I've tried sweeping the flange sketch along the 3D sketch w/o a Guide Curve and the result isn't right.  I would like the flange to remain mostly tangent to the wing tip (see pdf sketch), though exactly tangent isn't required.  I guestimated a projected curve that is my tentative Guide Curve, but get a wavy and bad result when I sweep with it.  If I'm on the right track, can someone point me in the right direction, or suggest a new route if I'm entirely wrong?

 

Thanks,

Stephan

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