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How to put a groove into a curved surface
kenn_sebesta167 Member Posts: 38 ✭✭
edited May 2022 in Using Onshape
I made a curved surface by using Bridge Curves, Fills, and an Enclosure. Now I would like to place a groove/channel into it. The idea is the groove should start on the left edge and continue along the rough middle of the surface to the right edge. The groove will be much narrower than the surface.
How would I do that?
How would I do that?
I’VE MADE A NEW DOCUMENT.
LOOK FOR THE LINK IN MY POST BELOW
Step through the last six features
Anyway these Part Studios should give you a few ideas on how to go about it. I’m sure there are other folks out there that could come up with other ways also
Step through the different features of the Part Studios to see how everything is done
Regarding The part studios that have grooves based on other than a circle — the part studio named UNI WIDTH might have a particular interest to you in that the side walls are spaced apart at a fairly consistent distance along the entire length of the groove.
The width of the groove at the top of the sidewalls is .622 inches
The width at the bottom of the side walls, where they meet the floor, varies between .621 inches and .623 inches
you’re welcome Kenn
Over the weekend I’ll try and give a little explanation as to what all these different Part Studios are about. And maybe, what the advantages of using one over the other may be
But in the meantime, UNI WIDTH 1 and UNI WIDTH 1B are dead on for the entire length regarding the width of the groove