Monthly Archives: June 2013

Animatronic eye

I am working on a lasercut animatronic eye mechanism. Hopefully once I get it working I can opensource the files for others to cut. I am using solid ST4 to CAD and simulate. Here is the first version just to prove the motion.

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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