"Mike Miller" <mil### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> Rendering of screws. Just posted the scene and macro's for generating a few
> screw/bolt types. Working in a distressed steel material. Like flies, theses
> will start showing up in my renderings. :)
I'm sure the threads must be a real challenge to get right.
We had a guy work out a bunch of the math for getting the right thread profile,
a while back.
I'm sure there are other macros for generating screw threads - It's something
I'm certain could be expanded into a field of its own. Just paging through
Machinery's Handbook, it's an extensive topic.
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