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Bent coil (helix) in Inventor.

A - answer By combining the Inventor functions Helix and Bend part you can easily create a parametric helix (spiral, spring, coil) bent to an arc shape.

Samples of helix IPT parts can be downloaded from the Block catalog - see Bent helix.

Spiral bent to arc

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29.9.2012    2413x  
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See also:
Tip 10138:Dimensioning a curve length or distance between two points on a curve.
Tip 9692:Unfoldable spiral-helix sheet metal in Inventor.
Tip 9038:Double helix - twisted pair in Inventor
Tip 6650:Break curve at all listed distances (stations).
Tip 6537:How to model a 3D thread (screw) in AutoCAD?


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