Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Making things cheaply

The following pictures are of a ripper tooth designed in turbocad.
It is easy to see how the lines in the drawing can be used to make it via a cam program.
People often forget that the data that goes with the image is key to making the particular item. The image quality is so good that it is easy to forget that it is purely there for the human eye.

Hidden line mode, It hides the lines from a particular view

What it looks like in wire frame mode

Early stages of design

Ripper tooth designed in turbocad

Here is the actual ripper tooth after a demonstration in a quarry