Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

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TopDown
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby TopDown » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:44 am

meme2704 , I'm sure there's something meaningful in that but it evades me.

Cheers.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby NormandC » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:39 am

TopDown, you are mistaken, there was nothing meaningful in meme2704's reply, just ignore him.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby TopDown » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:28 pm

Thanks for the insight NormandC, appreciate there are some with a Me mentality who have a weird way to assist.

In the meantime,
do you have any insight into how I should go about achieving what I described?
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby Bance » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:39 pm

Another approach would be to use a sketcher array for the holes rather than a linear pattern, then they will follow the polar pattern....

HTH Steve.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby freedman » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:43 pm

Best procedure, go as far as you can in Part Design and switch to Draft WB to do arrays. Here is the file using Draft array. Notice using the axis properties( left lower) in Draft WB. A little tweak on the Axis params and you can have a hubcap.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby NormandC » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:41 am

TopDown wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:28 pm
Thanks for the insight NormandC, appreciate there are some with a Me mentality who have a weird way to assist.
I may have been harsher than needed. meme2704 does frequently help on the forum, and I should have written "ignore this specific reply". One of the problems is the language barrier. Pretty sure it's translated word for word from French (it's my native language as well); but idioms translate badly and produce seemingly nonsensical text in a foreign language.

TopDown wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:28 pm
do you have any insight into how I should go about achieving what I described?
Sorry, haven't been near a PC except at work. I'll have a look this weekend, can give some insights on placement of clones... If I don't forget :oops:
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby meme2704 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:30 am

In my proposal I use as a base your file
InnerCirclePart.FCStd
, then the tool "Polar Patern of Draft workshop, and there I see that the tools of "PartDesign are no longer usable.
Hence my question: Why?
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby TopDown » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:54 am

Thanks everyone,

I have looked and (hopefully) learned from all your advice (Meme2704 included).

I understand how the changes work within on Part but as yet haven't learned how to make a base part to be used in multiple Parts allowing for all changes to the base to reflect through all parts it is used in. That's next on my list.

Cheers.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby chrisb » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:13 am

meme2704 wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:30 am
... then the tool "Polar Patern of Draft workshop, and there I see that the tools of "PartDesign are no longer usable.
Hence my question: Why?
With using the PolarPattern you have left the world of PartDesign. You can reenter if you create a new Body and use the PolarPattern object as a BaseFeature.
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Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Postby TopDown » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:34 am

Well I have progressed but still a little confused.

I have managed to create a part, "Inner", using clones.
Can it be done using an array to avoid the calcs and positioning of each clone? I have tried but don't quite get it right.

Thanks for any advice,
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