Ruled Surfaces with Silkworm

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Some tests done with Silkworm based on parametric line geometries generated with a simple  grasshopper definition. The principle is to create a solid structural outer shell which supports inner lines that span between different points of the perimeter. The inner lines define a ruled surface while the outer shell is a prism with an n-sided polygonal base.

Grasshopper Script 01

 Use the definition above to generate uniform ruled surfaces:

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Grasshopper Script 02

 For more customization options and to get non-symmetrical shapes, the definition above can be used:

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And more examples below using the same technique, printed on a Mendel Max 3d printer in PLA :

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