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How to model a twisted wire in Inventor?

A - answer How to make a precise 3D model (for visualization) of a twisted wire (rod) with a given profile - e.g. square?

You can create a model of a twisted profile in Inventor or Inventor LT with the "Sweep" feature (you can enter the twist angle). Start with the sketch of your profile.

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See also:
Tip 12471:What for is the Bank option of the SWEEP command?
Tip 12237:UnfoldRS - unfold 3D surfaces to 2D in AutoCAD.
Tip 9038:Double helix - twisted pair in Inventor
Tip 7800:How to model a 3D hyperboloid?


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