Part Description and Specifications for
This is an interlocking toroidal shape that
can tile 3D space completely.
We need both, a few complete rings and several half-rings to demonstrate the space-tiling property.
Part Description Files:
An ACIS script description of two interlocking parts can be found here.
An ACIS exchange format description of two interlocking parts can be found here.
The orientation or strength of this model is not critical.
It can also be scaled so as to fit optimally a particular process
or some remaining space in a run of a larger piece, --
as long as all parts are scaled by the same factor.
This is one of the parts fabricated by the CyberCut group:
Ryan did it ! _
The part being inspected by "Puma": _
And five parts assembled into a tight configuration: _
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Carlo H. Séquin