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Swept Cut on Camshaft

Question asked by Frank Bakker on Feb 20, 2015
Latest reply on Feb 24, 2015 by Frank Bakker

Hi there,

 

I want to make a profile cut out on a camshaft surface. I know a curved profile on a cylinder surface is possible to make with a 3D sketch on the cylinder and a sketch perpendicular on the surface.  Then make a swept cut. Because of the constant center axis the sketch is always perpendicular to the centre axis.

 

Now I want to do the same on a camshaft, but then the profile get a twist. You can see the picture in the appendix. I hope my problem is clear. Can anyone help me with a solution?

 

Dropbox - Swept cut CAM.sldprt

 

swept cut on camshaft.jpg

 

Thanks,

Frank

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