curved slot in cylinder

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joshuamschmidt
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curved slot in cylinder

Postby joshuamschmidt » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:46 pm

Hi there,

How would you cut a curved polar slot into a cylinder like in Cylindrical Milling?
Here a picture for better understanding.
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Is something like this even possible with freecad?

Kind regards, Joshua
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bejant
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Re: curved slot in cylinder

Postby bejant » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:22 am

joshuamschmidt wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:46 pm
How would you cut a curved polar slot into a cylinder like in Cylindrical Milling?
(snip)
Is something like this even possible with freecad?
Hi Joshua, and welcome to the forum!

It's possible, and to get you started, here's one way. I'm sure it could be simplified a bit.

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Re: curved slot in cylinder

Postby meme2704 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:24 am

Hi
Towards 14Nov, (Someone will be happy to find the thread), I posted this project online
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