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rnanj001
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how to Make a coil cord cable model when it is folded

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12-05-2012 08:20 PM

Hi,

 

I am trying to make a  model of coil cord cable (looks like phone cable) in the autodesk inventor10. I know to make a model of the coil cord when it is straight, but how can i make the coil cord model when it is folder. Any help will he up much appreciated.

 

Thanks

Ravi

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Mark.Downes
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Re: how to Make a coil cord cable model when it is folded

12-06-2012 12:37 AM in reply to: rnanj001

Hi,

 

Their is a way to "Fudge a look-a-like", but its is only a Fudge as it

squashes the coil out of true shap.

 

Make a coil in the straight length,

Create a new sketch and draw a line through the coil that "touches the model" (Important, or it won't work)

Use the bend tool command.

 

Again, this is only a quick "look-a-like"

Hope this helps

 

Mark

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JDMather
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Re: how to Make a coil cord cable model when it is folded

12-06-2012 04:07 AM in reply to: rnanj001

This question has come up here many times in the past.  A search might turn up solutions.

Attach the file of what you have attempted so far.

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