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by jruiz
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

chrisb wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:42 pm
...It may also be worth a discussion whether in PartDesign additive or subtractive sweeps are better....
Just uploaded a video explaining how to design a bolt using subtractive sweep:
Creating a bolt using substractive sweep
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

chrisb wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:42 pm
I guess that real life bolts have neither of these, they rather have a 45° chamfer.
Ok.
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

Another way of cutting up the thread I like best:
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

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by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

chrisb wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:49 pm
There is nothing said how threads have to be made using PartDesign. So either it has to be explained in full detail or only the principles should be shown; thats how it is now.
A simple way I found for cuting the ends of the thread is using a groove:
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

T13_Threads_02_real_helical_threads_small.FCStd We often recommend to minimize the number of dimensional constraints, so I propose this sketch for the section: Snip macro screenshot-a2eb76.png It has the additional advantage that it shows directly the important angle of 60° and omitting the obsolet...
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Updated: Thread for screw tutorial

I think that in Thread for Screw Tutorial, the
Method 3. Sweeping a vertical profile
should be complemented explaining how to cut the thread so that no abrupt ends appears.
Furthermore, instead of using Part WB for creating the inner cylinder, Part Design WB should be used.
by jruiz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: New users instantly become discouraged and will ultimately find a different solution.
Replies: 10
Views: 400

Re: New users instantly become discouraged and will ultimately find a different solution.

New users instantly become discouraged and will ultimately find a different solution. Here is a quote from a message that I found describing the very first thing that I encountered after installing and attempting to use FREECAD: "Hi, I'm new to FreeCAD and Linux so I don't really know what I am doi...
by jruiz
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Open Access FreeCAD Journal.
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Re: Open Access FreeCAD Journal.

Kunda1 wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:42 am
Do you have experience with such things?
Not really, but maybe help could be found, for example, in DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), particularly in
DOAJ Information for Publishers
by jruiz
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Open Access FreeCAD Journal.
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Open Access FreeCAD Journal.

Just wondering:
People, haven't you thought about the creation of a peer-reviewed open access engineering magazine (Maybe with particular emphasis on the use of FreeCAD as CAD tool)?
Regards

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