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ewolfy
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Registered: ‎10-22-2012
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Spiral metal plate?

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10-22-2012 06:26 PM

Anyone know how I would make the attached image?

The plate should be .25" thick.

 

I've messed around with the helix - spiral function but it always makes a spiral that is already extruded as opposed to just giving me a spiral (like in a sketch) that I can then use another way..  <-- See image.

 

Thanks in adavece.

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hosford
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Re: Spiral metal plate?

10-22-2012 10:21 PM in reply to: ewolfy

extrude a circle, extrude cut the slice (pie shape) sketch on slice face, spiral cut using the coil command.

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ewolfy
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Registered: ‎10-22-2012
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Re: Spiral metal plate?

10-22-2012 10:43 PM in reply to: hosford

I don't get the "spiral cut using the coil command" part..

 

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JDMather
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Re: Spiral metal plate?

10-23-2012 04:42 AM in reply to: ewolfy

See attached image.

Spiral.png 

 

Attach your file here if you can't figure it out.

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