Category Archives: Bristol Robotics Laboratory

Extruding projections on surfaces in Solid Edge

Because I always forget how to do this. (Using ST4 in ordered mode).

Draw a sketch on a tangent to the surface you wont to project on to.
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Add your text using the text insert tool.
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Use the wrap sketch function from the surfaces menu. Select the surface you want and then the sketch/text.
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Finally use the add normal from the solids menu. Select the sketch elements and then choose individual settings to suit extrusion distance etc.
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The UK’s largest robotics lab opens in Bristol

This is where I work, and yesterday if you haven’t already seen it on the news, we had our official opening of the new lab. It is now the biggest robotics research facility in the UK and potentially Europe! Here is an extract from a BBC report, via robot-house.co.uk. The TACTIP project mentioned is my research project…
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