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can anyone please advise how the ends of the spring may be closed to give a flat seat, thanks.


  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,009 ✭✭✭✭
    Normally, they are either ground flat (extruded cut), or have a non-helical circular loop at the end (revolve). I'm sure someone here will show you what both of those look like.
  • robert_scott_jr_robert_scott_jr_ Member Posts: 39 ✭✭
    You created a cylinder to make the spring you show. Make a new sketch on the top flat face of the cylinder and USE the cylinder top as the only element in your sketch. Make a new sweep using the end of your already created spring as the face to sweep and the new sketch as the path. That will create a ring that intersects your spring. Boolean the two together. Repeat for the bottom. - Scotty
  • battiwallahbattiwallah Member Posts: 4
    thank you - brilliant/simple/no boolean needed

  • brian_bradybrian_brady Member, Developers Posts: 477 EDU
    Another option is to revolve the same face some number of degrees less than 360 so you don't get the overlap. 
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