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CAD tip CAD tip # 9692:

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Unfoldable spiral-helix sheet metal in Inventor.

A - answer With a spiral curve and an iLogic macro you can create a spiral-helix sheet metal (worm, screw) in Inventor and then unfold this 3D part. The procedure is illustrated in this video:

(co-author of this tip: Wili)

An alternative way for irregular helixes Tip 9300 (in Czech).

Inventor
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5.2.2014    7274×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12471:What for is the Bank option of the SWEEP command?
Tip 10708:Modeling compression injection screw for molding machine.
Tip 10138:Dimensioning a curve length or distance between two points on a curve.
Tip 9038:Double helix - twisted pair in Inventor
Tip 8832:Bent coil (helix) in Inventor.


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