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How to model a true 3D thread in Fusion 360?

A - answer The application Autodesk Fusion 360 can create not only a visual representation of a thread but also a true 3D thread model, which can be used e.g. for 3D printing.

When creating the thread (command Create > Thread) you need to check the "Modeled" option in the THREAD dialog.

This will create a true 3D thread with specified size, class and orientation on the selected object or face.

Similarly you can later use the "EDIT THREAD" dialog (palette) to change the thread properties - modeled/displayed.
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24.10.2013    5123x  
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See also:
Tip 10208:How to model a 3D thread in Inventor?
Tip 8276:Excel 2010 compatibility with Inventor 2011/2012.
Tip 7766:Using OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc with Autodesk Inventor.
Tip 6537:How to model a 3D thread (screw) in AutoCAD?


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