Another method of creating a constant pitch spring (one a bit more versatile in that it can be bent around objects) is with the sweep rotation method. First I
Springs are a tricky object in SolidWorks. Not only do they eat up lots and lots of memory, but they
Spheres in an assembly can ruin just about anyone
You can generate cylindrical sheet metal geometry pretty easily within SolidWorks. The key though is to design it in place. The first step is to define a sketch that is a single arc, as shown below. Make sure to split the arc somewhere. In my case I
SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly FAQ. The post shares the top questions and issues that are handled by the SOLIDWORKS Support team during that month.Although the description and answers are typically short, the topics were great. The topics cover a large range of issues so there is usually something useful for everyone, regardless of your interests and job duties.