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Spiral

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durrani11 View Drop Down
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    Posted: 24.Jul.2021 at 19:56
hi
how we can make spiral by extruding a circle, in autocad 2016

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philippe JOSEPH View Drop Down
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Hello durrani11, first you have to do an HELIX then place your circle at the extremity then SWEEP it along the helix.
This will give you a spring for example and it can be an other thing than a circle but any shape as long as it's a REGION.
The helix may not be of constant diameter, you will have to set the properties of it and you can draw an approximate helix then open the properties pannel ( Ctrl+1 ) to set the dimensions.
Please tell us if this helped or not.
Eventually see the Tpi 835 listed here under : How to draw a spiral in AutoCAD?


Edited by philippe JOSEPH - 25.Jul.2021 at 08:42
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