Creates a simple parametric torus, with position, angle1, angle2, angle3, radius1 and radius2 as parameters.
- Switch to the Part workbench.
- Invoke the Part Torus command several ways:
- Press the button.
- Use the Part → Torus entry in the top menu.
Result: The torus will be positioned at origin (point 0,0,0) on creation.
The angle parameters (angle1, angle2, angle3), as well as the radius parameter (radius1 , radius2) parameters permit to parametrize the torus, see next section.
A torus can be assimilated to a small disc that makes a circular orbit around an imaginary axe. Thus the parametric torus is defined by the following parameters:
- Radius1: Radius of the circle around which the disc circulate
- Radius2: Radius of the disc defining the form of the torus
- Angle1: 1st angle to cut / define the disc of the torus
- Angle2: 2nd angle to cut / define the disc of the torus
- Angle3: 3rd angle to define the circumference of the torus.
as well as the standard set of placement parameters. The pictures below give a visual overview of the parameters antecedently mentioned:
The parameter Radius1 has a value of 20 mm.
The parameter Radius2 has a value of 2 mm.
The parameter Angle1 has a value of -90°. Notice that, the "angle measure" tool cannot display negative angle. Considered the displayed value in picture as "-90°".
The parameter Angle2 has a value of 90°.
The parameter Angle3 has a value of 90°.
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