Hexagonal spring

How to model hexagonal spring in Solidworks

  1. Step 1:

    Create a Helix on outside diameter:

  2. Step 2:


  3. Step 3:

    step 3.Select the sweep surface,

  4. Step 4:

    step4.Now, open the top plane sketch.hexagonal draw
    And swept base..

  5. Step 5:

    Tools>>Sketch Tools>>Intersection curves.....and Select both surfaces.

  6. Step 6:

    Go to Insert > Reference Geometry > Plane or click at the Plane icon
    Select the Endpoint of the Spline as First Reference
    Select the Spline itself as Second Reference
    Click OK

  7. Step 7:

    Now open the sweep and select the circle sketch as the profile, and the Intersection curves as the path