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Modeling a rotary Eccentric Shaft

Modeling a rotary Eccentric Shaft

Modeling a rotary Eccentric Shaft

Hello all,

I'm working on a model in Creo 6.0 of an eccentric shaft for a rotary (Wankel) engine. I'm struggling to model this draft feature on one of the lobes. You can see from the drawing it starts out as a 45 degree draft and then tapers to a 30 deg draft but I've yet figure out how to blend a draft like that into the outside diameter of the lobe.

Here is where I'm at with the model

Here is what one looks like that I found online

RE: Modeling a rotary Eccentric Shaft

It looks like the 45 degree feature is a conical cut, centered on the axis of the large cylinder. Likewise the 30 degree cut is also concentric with the axis of the large cylinder.

RE: Modeling a rotary Eccentric Shaft

Thank you, yes that was correct. The drawing was a little vague.

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