Metric thread bolt in Rhino 3D. Nav bar
Bolt in Rhino 3D.

How to make a metric thread bolt in Rhino 3D, a kind of tutorial.

#@hanno; jan 2013 Home »

Metric thread bolt in Rhino 3D.

Threaded bolt in Rhino 3D.

There is little use of including the thread of a bolt in a 3D scene, particularly as while rendering it is better use a texture. Nevertheless the exercise is interesting as it teaches some Rhino tricks.
The basic trick is that in order to make a spiral thread one has to use two spirals, and the command sweep 2 rails, to produce a tangential spiral thread surface
The pictures are there for support, while making your own 3D model.

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