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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

Inventor
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29.9.2012    5170×  
applies to: Inventor ·

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