3 Replies Latest reply on Nov 17, 2009 11:03 AM by Emilio Graff

    Conic curves in SolidWorks

    Kevin Quigley
      As a consumer product designer I make use of conic curves a lot todefine wireframes prior to surfacing. Currently I use Ashlar-VellumCobalt to define the conics, but I would like to be able to definethese curves in SolidWorks as well. Is there a way to do this? I'mcurious to know why SW, with the emphasis on consumer productdesign does not appear to have conics yet in the sketchingenvironment.

      Splines are fine but dropping a conic curve in and controlling thestart end tangencies and Rho value is much easier than fiddlingwith spline points.

      Is there an add on that has conics?