View Full Version : gears problem in 2d profiling

10-18-2007, 09:09 AM
I'm trying to show those gears in the preview window, but i'm having problems, i dont know if i'm doing something wrong or are the files, i just open the file, select the material, select a gear vectors, and create a 2d profile, and in the preview print just a circle, where can i find a 2d profiling tutorial, there are a lot, but not on profiling thanks a lot, here are the clock plans:

http://www.pathcom.com/~u1068740/downloads-clock-2003.html, are in dxf format

10-18-2007, 06:35 PM
Make sure you join and close the vectors, and also make sure the tool you're using is small enough to get between the teeth. If the tool is too large, it will look like just a circle.

Tony Mac
10-25-2007, 07:22 AM
Hello Ragnarok,

Sorry for not replying sooner - missed this one :(

Did you manage to figure out the Profile Machining?

If not please send your file to - support at vectric dot com and we can take a look a send you the appropriate notes.

Thanks for the link to the Clock designs.