Tutorial - Modeling variable spring in Creo Elements aka Pro/E?

Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Insert >> Helical Sweep >> Protusion.

  2. Step 2:

    Keep pressing middle mouse button for default setting and select Top plane when it asks.

  3. Step 3:

    Draw a center line about the vertical axis.

  4. Step 4:

    Draw a spline.

  5. Step 5:

    Exit the sketch and define the pitch value.

  6. Step 6:

    After defining the pitch value define the cross-section of the spring.

  7. Step 7:

    Exit the sketch and click OK in property - manager.

  8. Step 8:

    We have the spring generated.