SolidWorks Part Reviewer: Soccer Ball

soccerballSoccer Ball: Let’s have some fun! When you download this part you will learn how a soccer ball is created and learn the design process while doing so. You start off creating four planar triangles, linking the rectangles in the sketches. These will be used in a circular pattern to create an Icosahedron: a 20-sided polyhedron with triangular faces. Download the part below to get started!

Download:Soccer ball.SLDPRT
Complexity: Basic
Features used: Equal Sketch Relation, Surface Cut, Pattern

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