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Dome shape

jamie_brecherjamie_brecher Member Posts: 2 EDU
edited December 2020 in Using Onshape
Hello...I need to make a dome extruded from this face so the cap is rounded....thanks!


  • StephenGStephenG Member Posts: 332 ✭✭✭
    1. Split the top and conical surfaces.

    2. Add an appropriate sketch/profile face.

    3. Create loft using the 2 faces and the profile/face sketch.


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,882
    It might even work just using a revolve. Once the face is split in half, revolve one of the faces around the split line. 
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • StephenGStephenG Member Posts: 332 ✭✭✭
    Might work in some situations,  but if the intent is to have better control over how the dome transitions into the sides, a loft feature is a better method. 
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 979 PRO
    Fill surface could be a good candidate too. Here's a link. The curvature looks ok too, but if I wanted it better, I'd need my profile shape to also be curvature continuous, not arcs and lines.

    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
  • jamie_brecherjamie_brecher Member Posts: 2 EDU
    Thanks to all!
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