How To Make Curve Pattern in Creo Elements Pro

Open creo element and make a new file for solid part. In main window select the front plane and click at sketch icon so we can sketch our desire shape for this tutorial

front-plane
front-plane

In sketching window select “center rectangle tool” , to make a symmetric rectangle, and draw a rectangle  with 300×200 dimension as shown in fig. after this just click at green ok button.

center-rectangle
center-rectangle

 

rectangle-sketch
rectangle-sketch

When you return to main window from sketching window select the extrude tool and make solid protrusion up to 30 unit depth and press ok  button .Now select the surface of solid rectangle and click at sketch icon.

surface-select
surface-select

In sketching window make small circle with dimension and placement as  shown in fig and press ok so you can return to main window.

circle-sketch
circle-sketch

Now use extrude feature to make through hole in it (use extrude solid cut). After making the hole select the hole and click at pattern tool icon.In pattern menu select the curve option.

curve-pattern
curve-pattern

The creo will ask you to select or define a curve for pattern. So click at reference tab and click at define button.

define-sketch
define-sketch

A dialog box will open. Now you can either select the surface of solid rectangle or you can use “use previous” option . after selecting any option click at sketch button in that dialog box. this will lead you in sketching window.

sketch dialogbox
sketch dialogbox

IN sketching window use spline tool and make a sketch as shown in fig. you can even draw a curve of your choice. Draw the curve and click ok.

spline
spline
spline-sketch
spline-sketch

After clicking ok in sketching window you will see some black dots following the curve you just draw.  This is showing the pattern of hole that we want to make.

curve-p-demo
curve-p-demo

At dashboard and in the pattern feature menu you will have two options to control your pattern. Either you can specify the distance between two consecutive black dots or you can specify the total number of hole that should be generated .

curve-p-menu
pattern curve menu

i specify the total numbers to 10 and click ok button. This will generate our desired pattern.

final-pattern

1 Comment


  1. Please explain me in depth options in fill & curve pattern . Example how to create ribs in side a shelled box

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