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New Custom Feature - Spiral

MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 35 ✭✭
edited October 11 in FeatureScript

  Spiral

Link:


Created by: 

Michael Pascoe,  Cache River Mill.


References:

Split helix surfaces - Andrew_Troup

Transforms - Jake_Rosenfeld 

Wood Grain Texture - Tim Rice

Standard Featurescript Library Source - Onshape

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiral


Description: 

This custom feature produces two types of solid body spirals: Archimedean spirals & Logarithmic spirals.


Prerequisites: 

A location to place the origin mate connector.


Troubleshooting Tips: 

  1. Turn off “Flatten Bottom” & “Cap Top”.

  2. Adjust the layer width or diameters.

  3. If the logarithmic spiral fails, try adjusting the “Spiral Magnitude”







Comments

  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 533 PRO

    This is awesome. Not sure where i'll use it, but I'm sure there will be that perfect time and I hope i remember this one.

    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 35 ✭✭
    edited October 16

    It is a rare occasion, but every once and a while I have to make a corbel, it's great for those. Here's one I made a while back, this tool would have been handy.



  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 533 PRO

    i'm sorry, what? this is an Onshape model?! impressive.

    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
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