SolidWorks Part Reviewer: Spiral Ornament

Moderate_Spiral_Ornament_imageSpiral Ornament: This is a blow molded ornament with spiral stripes. This model shows a clever way to generate a spiral that conforms to a bulbous shape. Another interesting modeling technique is the washout of the spiral profiles at the top and bottom of the ornament. The addition of a fillet improves the performance of the Shell by 500%.

Download: Spiral Ornament
Complexity: Moderate
Features used: Helix, Surface Sweep, Boundary Surface, Split line, Circular Pattern, Shell.

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