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ho to unfold coil in inventor?

By Majd Kassar on 24 Feb 21:32 1 answer 0 comments

hi :)
how can i unfold coil like this in inventor?

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  • Kevin Dobson
    Kevin Dobson over 4 years ago

    There is no way to create a part like the one shown as a folded model in inventor, and therefore no way to unfold it.
    Based on my experience, you will end up with a number of circular blanks (one for each revolution of the screw), plus a partial one to accommodate any partial revolutions. I seem to recall using the Machinery's Handbook to determine the ID and OD, which were tweaked slightly after the first production run.

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