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hi guys i need help making a spring with a diameter of 0.0007 units. it needs to be..

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spring with a diameter of 0.0007 units

and the thickness using sweep must be 0.0002 units. ive tried but i cant seem to get it working

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Not much of a helix. It ends up looking more like one of those fun straws kids like to drink their soda through. Here's what a small portion of it looks like.

 

SkinnyHelix.jpg

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im not sure if you replied yet but i got no message

I replied regarding you helix problem in my last post. It is possible to get a workable solution. As for the other request I'm still doing a background check.

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Try setting VIEWRES to its max of 20000 and ISOLINES to 500.

 

What are your system specs?

 

A different view of things. 2D and 3D.

 

SkinnyHelix2.jpg

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I haven't fared much better than what I posted previously. I think it may have something to do with the extremely small dimensions you are utilizing. The results seem best viewed in 2Dwireframe. Once I switch to a realistic or conceptual view 99% of the time the geometry goes whacko. It's a problem that I'm not interested in spending any more time on at the moment. I'll continue to mull it over in my mind though and if a different approach pops into my head then I may have another go at it.

 

This is what my last 2Dwireframe attempt looked like.

 

SkinneyHelix3.JPG

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If I have a solution to your problem I'll post it here in the forum.

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