Curves PipeShell

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Official icon not found Curves PipeShell

Menu location
Curves → Pipeshell
Workbenches
Curves
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also


Description

The 24px Curves PipeShell creates a PipeShell sweep object. This tool is part of the external workbench called Curves.

Usage

  1. Switch to the Curves workbench icon.svg Curves workbench (install from AddonManager.svg Addon Manager is necessary, if not previously installed)
  2. Select the edge that builds the sweep path in the 3D view
  3. Select one or more required profiles in the Tree view
  4. Invoke the Curves PipeShell command several ways:
  5. Change the Pipeshell parameter to the required conditions

Properties

Data

Base

  • DataPlacement: Placement is the location and orientation of an object in space.
  • DataLabel: User name of the object in the Tree view.

Main

  • DataMode: Default is Frenet. Mode is used to select the sweeping algorithm. Choices: Frenet, DiscreteTrihedron, FixedTrihetron, Binormal, ShapeSupport, AuxiliarySpine.
  • DataOutput: Default is Surface. Output determines the shape of the object. Choices: Surface, Sections, Lofted Sections.
  • DataProfile: List of the used profiles.
  • DataSpine:

Mode

  • DataAuxiliary:
  • DataContact:
  • DataCorrected:
  • DataDirection:
  • DataEqui Curvi:
  • DataLocation:
  • DataSupport:

Settings

  • DataMax Degree:
  • DataMax Segments:
  • DataSamples:
  • DataSolid: Default is False
  • DataTol3d: Default is 0.00.
  • DataTol Ang: Default is 0.00.
  • DataTol Bound: Default is 0.00.

Notes

  • PipeShell needs a wire object (as the sweep path), and at least one PipeShell Profile.
  • The two tools PipeShell and PipeShell Profile work together as an "Advanced" Sweep tool.

Limitations

Scripting