How to model a spring in Autodesk Inventor

Step by step

  1. Step 1:

    Open up a new IPT file,
    Use Line tool and draw a straight vertical line

  2. Step 2:

    Draw another line, this one horizontal

  3. Step 3:

    At the end point of the second line, draw a circle with the correct diameter

  4. Step 4:


  5. Step 5:

    Finish sketch

  6. Step 6:

    When in the model mode, press the coil feature

  7. Step 7:

    Here, choose the axis line and the rotation.

  8. Step 8:

    Axis line is the vertical line that we draw first. (The red line)

  9. Step 9:

    Choose the type, i choose Revolution and Height in this case

  10. Step 10:

    Add the values on, revolution and height.

  11. Step 11:

    Hit OK...