SolidWorks Part Reviewer: Golf ball

golfballGolf Ball: The location of the dimples on the golf ball will be based on a icosahedron: a polyhedron with 20 triangular faces, 30 edges and 12 vertices. The insert part feature is used to bring a completed icosahedron model into the golf ball model as a reference for construction.

Please see the part “Moderate- Icosahedron” located on the website for SolidWorks Part Reviewer example files to examine how the icosehdron was modeled.

Complexity: Moderate
Features used: Cut Revolve, Pattern, Mirror

View all the Part Reviewer Tutorials here.

DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Self Centering Ring tutorial is now available for download here.

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