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Beauand
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Registered: ‎04-27-2011
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make a coil bend instead of straight

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09-08-2011 06:55 AM

I have been trying to bend a coil into a circle but i have no answer.  I made the coil fine and i have posted on here for help but no luck.  I was wondering if anybody else had any ideas?

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Re: make a coil bend instead of straight

09-08-2011 10:22 AM in reply to: Beauand

Here's another example where I actually used the bend command on a coil.  Like I mentioned before, it yields an object that has an inconsistent cross-section.  There is also an issue with bending it in a complete circle (360 degrees).

 

I believe the file is 2010 format.  Drag the End of Part marker down below all features to see how I created this part.

 

-cwhetten

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