Saturday, February 8, 2014

Tray (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Tray_1

Tray_2

Serial No. 101

Tray (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Video Tutorial with caption and audio narration

 

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Click the following link to get the model file: - http://a360.co/1jm39G2

 

 

 

 

Transcription of Video

  1. Create a new Standard(in).ipt file .
  2. Import the ‘Base Sketch’ as a derived component, required for creating the model.
  3. Activate the Derive Component Tool from the Create panel of 3D model tab.
  4. Select ‘Base Sketch of Tray’ file and open it.
  5. Derived Part dialogue box is visible in the design window.
  6. Derive the sketches from the file.
  7. Click Ok to execute the command.
  8. Two sketches (one for top face and the other for back face) have been imported from the file ‘Base Sketch of Tray’.
  9. Activate the ‘Boundary Patch’ tool from the Surface Panel of 3D Model Tab.
  10. Boundary Patch dialogue is visible in the graphics window.
  11. Select the top sketch of the model.
  12. Click Ok to create the Boundary Patch Feature.
  13. Activate the Boundary Patch Tool once again.
  14. Select the bottom sketch profile of the model to create another boundary patch feature.
  15. Activate the Loft tool from the Create panel of 3D Model tab.
  16. The Loft dialogue box is visible in the graphics window.
  17. Select the internal edge (loop) of Boundary Patch1 and outer edge (loop) of Boundary Patch2 to create a new 3D surface.
  18. A preview of loft is visible in the graphics window.
  19. Click OK to execute the loft feature.
  20. Activate the ‘Stitch Surface’ tool from the Surface Panel of 3D Model Tab.
  21. Stitch dialogue box is visible in the graphics window.
  22. Surfaces selection is active by default.
  23. Right click in the graphics window and choose ‘Select All’ option from the context menu to select all the surfaces at once.
  24. A preview of stitch is visible in the graphics window.
  25. Click Apply to stitch all the surfaces.
  26. Stitch Surface tool combined all the surfaces into a single surface.
  27. Activate the ‘Thicken/Offset’ tool from the Surface Panel of 3D Model Tab.
  28. Thicken/Offset dialogue is visible in the graphics window.
  29. Face radio button is selected by default.
  30. Click the Quilt radio button to select all the surfaces of the model at once.
  31. And select the surface in the graphics window.
  32. Enter the value 1/32 inch in Distance field to specify the thickness of the model.
  33. A sheet along with its thickness is now visible in the preview.
  34. Click OK to execute the Thicken feature.
  35. Close the visibility of Stitch Surface1 from the Browser Bar.
  36. Change the model colour to ‘Flaked Reflective – Beige’.
  37. Apply a fillet of 1/8 inch on the following edges of the model.
  38. Save the part file with the name ‘Tray’.