How to model a "Volute" in SpaceClaim

Since SpaceClaim is a direct modelling software, i'm not sure where to start.

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For a volute volume, I recommend constructing individual sections and using the loft tool (the Blend mode of Pull) to construct the surface.

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Hi Abhinav,

I wrote an add-in to make gears in SpaceClaim. You can see some of the results here: 11 Gear Mobius Strip v2 Public

It also makes spur and bevel gears. The source is here:

If you don't have Visual Studio, I can make the binaries available.

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