1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 3, 2015 11:45 AM by J. Mather

    How do I force Solidworks to make a label tangent to a conical surface?

    Philip McGhee

      I am trying to apply label artwork to a slightly angled swept structure (think a donut with straight, but angled sides).

       

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      I have label artwork that has been designed to take into account the angle on the sides.  It is curved in a rough "C" shape.

       

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      How do I apply the artwork to the part as a decal properly?  It doesn't matter what mapping option I use the software wraps it around assuming it is straight artwork which bends in down.

       

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      As far as I can tell the label plan is not tangent to the face with the label but I have no idea how to make it so.

       

      Any ideas? Is there something obvious I'm missing?

       

      Solidworks 14 4.0 x64 Edition

       

      Regards,

      Phil McGhee

      Edgewell Personal Care