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Advance helical sweep, please help and figure this one out.


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Did you try creating a datum curve right on the helical sharp edge as a trajectory and then sweep a cut along it to round the edge? Perhaps you can create this curve as the intersection of two surfaces, adjacent to the edge.




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That is hard, because how will the radius end? Shoud it be a full round or just two small ones? The distance between your edges seems to differ.

When you have curves, or create them using the edges, you can create a variable section sweep, with an arc as the section.

Another hint for failing rounds, for example at the end of the round, is to create a tiny cut through the edge so that the round does not go beyond that edge. Fill that gap after your rounds using boundary surfaces.



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I will give these suggestions a try. FYI, it can be one full round or 2 small ones however at the other end the edges are about gone. Thanks :)