How to create a spring with surface

This is a spring tutorial with surface

  1. Step 1:

    Select the front plane,and draw a vertical line according to picture and close the sketch

  2. Step 2:

    Now open the front plane and draw a line at the length of the radius of helix

  3. Step 3:

    Select the sweep surface,and set the horizontal line as the profile, and the vertical line as the path (set option according to picture) and then close the sketch

  4. Step 4:

    Now open the 3D sketch, and used convert entities on the edge according to picture

  5. Step 5:

    You can see the 3D sketch on the edge according to picture,now close the sketch

  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:

    Select the new Plane in the feature tree and create a sketch according to picture

  8. Step 8:

    Now open the sweep and select the circle sketch as the profile, and the 3dsketch as the path (notice to picture)

  9. Step 9:

    Now hide the solid bodies,I hope you’ve learned something about the create a spring with surface