Week 11 Virus: Vinyl Cut Forms and 3D Modeling

 

Interesting Geometries 

 

Flexures and Compliant Mechanisms

Compliant Mechanisms Resources

Ortho Planer Spring

Origami Inspired Forceps

 

Final Projects

Time to start thinking.

 

3D Modeling

We will make 3D models in CAD that are idealized for the 4 axis CNC.  Unfortunately, we won’t get to mill them till we get back to the floor.  But we can have all of our CAD done.

Parts can be single sided, double sided, or full rotational parts.

Single Sided Parts

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Milled two bucks #vaccuumforming #robotrecipes #delrin

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Double Sided Parts

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4 axis milling some acrylic, trying to make lenses

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Rotation Parts

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4 axis-ing some stacked plywood #millingtime

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Some more milled stacked plywood #4axismill

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CAD

4 Axis Mill

3D Modeling Skill Builder

Vectorworks Loft Surface

Vectorworks Deform Tool

Vectorworks Create Helix Spiral

Vectorworks Oval Tool

Vectorworks Fillet Tool

Vectorworks Cone Tool

 

Small Lathes

Project Partner Mini Lathe, Banggood

Sherline Benchtop Lathe