How to get maximum encumbrance of a solid revolution

Hi all,

I want to get the maximum encumbrance of a solid in revolution around an axis.

The solid may have an arbitrary shape and I have to get the outer contour of the shape generated by the revolution of the initial solid around an axis.

Have any one an idea of how can i do this ?

Jon Forg's picture

I am interested in a solution to this problem as well.

Are you trying to obtain a 'turning' profile?

Marco Balen's picture

Hi Jon,
I have only now your replay.
In the meantime, the matter has remained unresolved.
Now I wanted to resume the analysis to find the turning profile.
Have you found any solution ?

Sergey Slyadnev's picture

This can be done more a less simply on a mesh representation of a part: