CADDIT CAD CAM CNC Software - download AutoCAD compatible design software progeCAD Alibre T-FLEX and more
CADDIT Website Knowledge Base Search:
CL

progeCAD Help

CR
Welcome to progeCAD
Working with progeCAD
Command Reference
CAD System Variables
Programming progeCAD
Full Index (caution - 400kb)

Further Links:

Download progeCAD
Register progeCAD

Learning

T-FLEX PLM tutorial (PDF)
progeCAD IntelliCAD and AutoCAD training 
CATIA 2D 3D design tutorial
Alibre CAD/CAM basic tutorial

Resources

Educational CAD Software Solutions
Python scripting for DOS and Windows
Other free software downloads
CADDIT CAD CAM Forum Australia
__

Cone

Toolbar: Draw 3D > Cone ()

Menu: Insert > 3D Entities > Cone

Keyboard: CONE

Alias: AI_CONE

Experience Level: Intermediate

Draws a three-dimensional cone, with a circular or elliptical cone and a symmetrical or offset tip.

Type cone to create a three-dimensional ACIS solid; type ai_cone to create a three-dimensional surface.

 

  1. Specify the radius of the base of the cone by selecting two points.
  2. Specify the height of the cone by selecting two points.

Elliptical Divisions <Center of base of cone> <value>: Specify the center point of the base of the cone. For a cone with an elliptical base, choose Elliptical. To specify the number of divisions (tessellation lines that define the surface of the cone), choose Divisions.

Diameter <Radius of base>: Enter the radius of the base of the cone, or specify a second point to indicate the radius. To specify the diameter of the base, choose Diameter and then enter the diameter or specify two points.

Apex <Height of cone>: Enter the height of the cone or specify two points. For a cone with an offset top, choose Apex.

To specify the number of divisions

Choose Divisions.

Number of Divisions <value>: Specify the number of divisions, usually between 4 and 20. A large number of divisions slows the program considerably. A small number of divisions makes the cone unrecognizable.

To draw a cone with an elliptical base

Choose Elliptical.

Center <First end of ellipse axis>: Specify the first end of an ellipse representing the base of the cone. This ellipse is drawn based on the length of one axis and the half-length of the second axis. To draw the elliptical base based on a center point and the endpoints of the minor and major axes, choose Center.

To draw a cone with an apex tip

Choose Apex.

Apex of cone: Specify a point for the apex (tip) of the cone.

3D Entities

Create a Cone

CADDIT® is a registered trademark in Australia. All Rights Reserved. Comments concerning the content of this site should be addressed to our webmaster. progeCAD is a trademark of ProgeCAD srl. Autodesk® and AutoCAD® are both registered trademarks or trademarks of a third party, and used only for comparison purposes. All other trademarks, trade names or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective owners. Legal and Terms of Use. Google. Find us on Google+.