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mecram1
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flat spiral

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03-12-2008 11:10 AM
How can I wrap a tube around itself into a flat spiral similar to a roll of tape?
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Re: flat spiral

03-12-2008 11:56 AM in reply to: mecram1
Can you zip and attach what you have so far?
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Re: flat spiral

03-12-2008 12:02 PM in reply to: mecram1
Maybe something like this? Pull down the red End of Part marker.
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Re: flat spiral

03-12-2008 12:12 PM in reply to: mecram1
I need to wrap a 1.5" tube, 21' long around itself.
The ID mandrl will be 9.5" dia.
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03-12-2008 01:08 PM in reply to: mecram1
Here you go. Pull down the red End of Part marker in the browser.
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Re: flat spiral

03-12-2008 01:12 PM in reply to: mecram1
Why did you use two features? I'm just curious if there is some sort of benefit.
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Re: flat spiral

03-12-2008 01:20 PM in reply to: mecram1
>Why did you use two features?

I'm just used to older releases of Inventor where it would not allow you to coil a tube (unless you had 3 circles in the sketch). Guess they have fixed that. Maybe now I will remember.
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