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Jul 13, 2021
10:49 AM

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Jul 13, 2021
10:49 AM

Creo "Isocline" curve

I found this video from SolidEdge, and I found it very usefull

https://youtu.be/pPCrpZyi1RE?t=272

This video from NX with samething

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEeNlSsp5e8

Basically, on a surface or a quilt, it's possible to create a curve with an angle from a reference, like a shadow.

How to create it in CREO?

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Jul 13, 2021
01:03 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
01:03 PM

Actually, I have a better idea. You have a tangent edge all the way around where the radius meets the top. You also have the outside profile of the part. Using those two curves you can sweep ~~exactly half way~~ between them. This will give you a splitting surface at the 45 degree angle you want (or any angle you choose.)

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Jul 13, 2021
11:54 AM

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Jul 13, 2021
11:54 AM

Seems like you could just do a revolved surface at some angle and then create an intersect between the two quilts.

Jul 13, 2021
11:57 AM

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Jul 13, 2021
11:57 AM

In a sphere yes. but in a complex quilt....

Jul 13, 2021
12:01 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
12:01 PM

What is the angle measured from? If it's a fixed distance up from some reference (top plane), then it's not a fixed angle. If it's a fixed angle from some point, then a revolve should be correct. If just a fixed distance up, then a plane should work. What am I missing?

Jul 13, 2021
12:14 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
12:14 PM

Let me put, my real need.

I've the following part:

I want to make the lateral bends in a step for my die, at 45º, I was thinking in a sweep, but it's not so easy. with that option, I would have a line with the 45º and then it a simple sweep. but without that line is not so simple!

Jul 13, 2021
12:42 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
12:42 PM

The changing radius does make it more challenging. I wonder if you could create a bunch of points at the halfway through the radius and then construct a curve through those points and the surface to use as a split line.

Jul 13, 2021
12:48 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
12:48 PM

yup, that's a possible solution.

I'm working, for now in a different way.

I defined a plane with 45º, and then silhouette option.

it's not exactly the same thing, but it's what I have found for now!

I must say, that the approach from solidEdge and NX, looks much more user friendly for this cases! I will make an product idea.

Jul 13, 2021
01:03 PM

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Jul 13, 2021
01:03 PM

~~exactly half way~~ between them. This will give you a splitting surface at the 45 degree angle you want (or any angle you choose.)

Jul 19, 2021
05:26 AM

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Jul 19, 2021
05:26 AM

Don't know why, but I've missed your reply. and only now saw it. And I must say, very clever way!!!! I'm always learning! Thank you.

I must say, besides your excellent solution, I must say, that the way NX and SolidEdge works, it's my favorite!