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stuart_hatherwaystuart_hatherway Member Posts: 8
Hi
I'm just getting my head around threads.
I'm not sure why but when I alter sketch 2 and take the 15 diameter to 16mm it recalculates and produces a thread along the hole bar!
Am i going about this the wrong way. Basically the shape is correct with the diameter on the center part wanting to be 16mm
Any help would be appreciated. T
Thank you


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  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 1,886
    Hi @stuart_hatherway - it's because when you make sketch2 the same diameter as sketch1, the faces of the extrudes become one and the helix calculates along the entire length of the face. Change sketch 1 first and you will be fine.

    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
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