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#TechTipTuesday-- Creating a solid model from an image

#TechTipTuesday-- Creating a solid model from an image

 

This week's TechTipTuesday video provides a detailed example of quickly creating a solid from a photo image of a physical part and a few measurements.  

 #TechTipTuesdsay: Designing from an Image

 

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Video TRANSCRIPT:

 

 

Create a 3D model of a razor scraper

Start with a few measurements...

... and an image file

Import and scale the image

The image should be approximately the same size as the actual part...

... adjustments can be easily made to the solid model 

Use a horizontal line to establish the centerline of the scraper

Draw 2D Profiles using the image as a template

The profiles will be used to generate the solid model

Profile 1/2 the part then mirror the profiles to ensure symmetry

Use blend splines to fill gaps in the profile that cross the centerline and are not vertical

Position and approximate the size on any holes

Actual sizes can be defined on the solid model

Use your elevation measurements to extrude the profiles into solid models

Use your profiles to cut and shape the design

Add chamfers and blends

Establish the thickness of the part

Cut out holes, slots and pockets

Use dimension driven edits to adjust the design

Complete the design

 

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