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Centrifugal pump casing design

I am quiet a newbie and I am trying to create a centrifugal pump casing. I used generative shape design, spiral and adaptive sweep to try and get the general volute shape. then I was making a sort of disk in the centre. Is it worth continuing the design like this or better to use something like wire frame to start from scratch?



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What you have looks like a good start. I would continue with that. The Adaptive Sweep was a good choice.

I've designed a few volutes in the past (air compressors), and I used a Multi-Section Surface. That way I could control the cross-sectional area (sketch profile) at each quadrant.
For the Multi-Section Surface tool in Wireframe and Surface Design, how would you go about creating the volute? would you make multiple circles following a spine? sorry I haven't used the tool yet but ill look at some YouTube tutorials explaining it. The only issue I have with using the Adaptive Sweep is that I am still trying to figure out how to clear the inside material from the discharge port into the chamber.

Thank you MrCATIA