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Change sketch scale and pitch throughout swept curve

Question asked by Chris Lamb on Apr 11, 2017
Latest reply on Apr 19, 2017 by Chris Lamb

Hello all,


I've had some issues with my design, I've made 2 pieces which will go next to one another in an assembly. My issue with both is that I have created a helical sweep on the inside which I've made using a shaped sketch. I've found an issue, but unsure how I can correct it / get the effect I desire:


The first issue I'm having, is that the sketch appears broken along the axis where it joins with the other part, which can be seen in the images below:


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The other thing I'm trying to do is vary the size of the sketch scale and also the number of revolutions whilst traversing the intersection curve - so the areas where the shape of the wall changes I can have a different number of revolutions, similar to the thread pitch within the thread feature.


Any help would be really great - I'm pulling my hair out over this one!