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Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

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Hi,

 

Struggling on how to revolve a single line to create a pipe?

 

Or

 

If this is the wrong way to create a pipe could someone please create a short tutorial on how too?

 

Help would be much appriciated.

 

Many thanks in advance.

 

Darren

 

 

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Accepted by topic author DARREN-EVENWOOD
‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

The feature I believe you want here is a Sweep.

 

This tutorial is from Solid Edge help.:

https://docs.plm.automation.siemens.com/data_services/resources/se/107/help/en_US/selfPacedExt/seppc...

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

Darren,

 

It looks like you have your path laid out and now you just need to add a cross section for the sweep. Just sketch a circle (or two concentric circles for a wall thickness) and then use the sweep command and select your path and cross section sketches and you should be good to go.

 

Kyle

Kyle Joiner
IPA LLC
ST9 MP1
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Accepted by topic author DARREN-EVENWOOD
‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

Hi Darren,

See this video, and if you like the idea can use ST to create pipes without having to draw the lines or curves. This will need a little practice but I found it very appealing and powerful and also relevant to your question:

 

 

~Tushar Suradkar

Solid Edge Users Facebook Group

 

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

Could you please produce a small video of this? If its not to much trouble?

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

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Tushar, are bend radii changeable with this method?

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP5 - Insight - Win10 - K4200
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‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

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Darren, here's a small video if it helps you.

The derived curve may not be necessary in your case if you are on ST7 and if a 3D curve can be used as path.

 

 

@bshandI am working on your question.

 

~Tushar Suradkar

www.SurfAndCode.in

 

[EDIT] OK. 30 minutes on and I give up on bshand's question - pass on to @SeanCresswell, @Imics, @MattJohnsonPAC, @BobMileti, @Chally72, @kjoiner and Ken Grundey (whez Ken b.t.w. ?)

 

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

Perfect Tushar. Thank you!

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

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Hi,

with ST7 You will find the 3D sketches.

They make this task a lot easier.

 

regards

Wolfgang

 



regards
Wolfgang

Re: Help on how to create a pipe with various dimensions?

I would agree that 3D sketches are the way to go. About time SE features that capability.

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP5 - Insight - Win10 - K4200