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Helical sweep on shaft

rmuller
6-Contributor

Helical sweep on shaft

Hi, I need to creat helical sweep like on the picture below on the left.

camcylend

I am able to do half of it but not sure how to turn its direction back. I tried to mirror the sweep but it creates sharp corner in the middle and that is not at all suitable for cam follower. I need it to turn back following an ellipse. If that makes sense.

heli.PNG

 

If anybody would be able to help me I would very much appreciate it.

 

Thanks,Radek.

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TomU
23-Emerald IV
(To:rmuller)

Take a look at these other similar discussions:

Modeling a globoidal cam

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TomU
23-Emerald IV
(To:rmuller)

Take a look at these other similar discussions:

Modeling a globoidal cam

Barrel Cam Modeling

rmuller
6-Contributor
(To:TomU)

Thank you. Didnt know the correct term for the shape 🙂 

TomU
23-Emerald IV
(To:rmuller)

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