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How to use helical sweep cut to make threads in Pro-E\Creo ??

Tutorial by Saurabh Kumar
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Ok lets get started...
Used a simple bolt....

  1. Step 1:

    Go to insert and select "helical sweep" -> "cut" option....
    A dialog box will opens with a menu manager....

  2. Step 2:

    Now we will keep everything in "default" state as selected by software.See the menu manager.(you can make threads right/left handed,variable/constant pitch etc..)
    Press "done".....

  3. Step 3:

    Nextly select a plane on which sweep profle has to be made...
    or select a plane passing through the axis of the bolt....

  4. Step 4:

    Select "okay"....

  5. Step 5:

    Its looking for a reference plane..select firstly the sketch view and then the reference plane(in this i've selected plane on the fastener)....

  6. Step 6:

    Firstly make centre line.....
    Now start sketching the length of thread(defined by length of line),depth of cut(defined by distance of line below the bolt surface)....

  7. Step 7:

    enter pitch value........

  8. Step 8:

    Make the profile of the cut to be made........

  9. Step 9:

    Select the side from which material is removed.......

  10. Step 10:

    done.........cheers

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