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Tutorial - Modeling a spring in AutoCAD using slice tool?

Tutorial by Sudhir Gill
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Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Start AutoCAD and input Torus command.

  2. Step 2:

    Center at 0,0, Radius of torus = 25, and tube is 2.5.

  3. Step 3:

    Now we have the torus generated.

  4. Step 4:

    Slice command and select the torus.

  5. Step 5:

    Enter ZX plane.

  6. Step 6:

    Enter point 0,0,0.

  7. Step 7:

    B for both sides.

  8. Step 8:

    Now enter rotate3d command & select the half of the torus.

  9. Step 9:

    Select Y-axis.

  10. Step 10:

    Ctrl+right click and then select center.

  11. Step 11:

    Select the center of the torus.

  12. Step 12:

    Enter 5º angle.

  13. Step 13:

    Repeat same step for other half but the angle is -5º.

  14. Step 14:

    Copy command and select both objects.

  15. Step 15:

    Multiple type.

  16. Step 16:

    Select the lower point as the base point and the upper point as targer point. Keep repeating it till you get desired spring.

  17. Step 17:

    We have the spring.

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