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What for is the Bank option of the SWEEP command?

A - answer The command SWEEP provides a Bank sub-option in its Twist option. However, its setting does not cause any visible change in the 3D model.

The Bank option applies to a 3D sweep path curve and banks (tilts, rotates) the profile along its curvature.

Compare sweeping the same rectangular profile along the same helix - without the Bank option (left) and with this option (right) - one of the surfaces of the resulting model is selected:

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See also:
Tip 12600:Parametric 3D curves in Fusion 360.
Tip 12456:How to EXTRUDE with a twisted profile in AutoCAD?
Tip 10818:How to model a twisted wire in Inventor?
Tip 9038:Double helix - twisted pair in Inventor
Tip 8973:Minesweeper game for Autodesk Inventor.


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