Lab 9 - 2D Sweeps - • Sketch plane and sweep path must...

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M M E E 1 1 2 2 3 3 : : S OLID W ORKS L AB Winter 2010 10/8/2009 Lab 9: 2-D Sweeps General: Sweeps are special extrudes as they are not bounded by a linear path. Requirements: Path: The direction of “extrude”. Mostly in a non-linear fashion. Profile: The cross section of the part Rules: Path must never self intersect. Sweep must never self intersect—Overlapping geometry (pg. 325).
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Unformatted text preview: • Sketch plane and sweep path must intersect at a single point. Notes: • In most cases it is best to sketch the sweep path and then the profile. • You must exit all sketches before entering the sweep command. • You can always use pre-existing edges as sweep paths. Example – Lego Arm Create the arm as shown using a sweep for the main part. Units are in millimeters....
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