A FEATURE-BASED SOLID MODELLING FOR BUILDING CASTING COMPONENTS

Adil Mohamed Elbasheer Ahmed, Mohamed Ibrahim Shukri, Waiel Fathi Abd El-Wahed

Abstract


In this study, a feature-based solid modeling of casting component features was developed. The feature-based model was built to extract and deliver geometrical and technological information of casting features. This information aid the design of rigging system and classification of casting features. The building of the model consists of two modules: a feature preparation module, manages the libraries and database of silhouette of predefined features. The second module is modeling stages, manages the steps of building a casting component from these libraries. The model contains three libraries: base, secondary and depression. The extracted information stored in open database connectivity.

Keywords


Feature Technology; Casting Components; Solid Modeling; Features Information; Rigging Systems.

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