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3D Wire From Helix

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11-08-2012 08:19 PM

Good Evening Everyone,


Haven't used AC in a while and hoping this is a simple question, trying to take a polyline (in this case a coil shape) and add a diameter to the line. This 3D object will then be imported to COMSOL for some thermal expansion modeling.


Is there an easy way to do this?



Thanks everyone

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Re: 3D Wire From Helix

11-08-2012 08:30 PM in reply to: bjvoelker


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Re: 3D Wire From Helix

11-08-2012 09:29 PM in reply to: bjvoelker

SWEEP my friend, EXTRUDE will not work with HELIX.

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Re: 3D Wire From Helix

11-09-2012 05:42 AM in reply to: bjvoelker

Attach the file here if you can't figure out how to Sweep or Extrude with Path.

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