Tutorial: how to model a spiral in Solid Edge (example 2)

Tutorial by Ferro

In order to get our spiral, we can use the advanced options of the helix command as shown in the following

  1. Step 1:

    first draw the spiral cross section and a very short axis (I used 0.1mm length for the axis)

  2. Step 2:

    Then open the option window of the helix and set the right parameters

  3. Step 3:

    you must select a draft method for the helix. In this example I used the 2 radius option and I set the final radius much larger than the initial radius

  4. Step 4:

    and here is the result


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