I need to create a coil spring that has been collapsed for assembly.
Surely we could create one, but what would you learn from that. Be more specific about what you need help with. If you search the help within Solidworks, there is a Helix tool. That's your starting point.
If you just need the part, go to McMaster-Carr and download one. If you need a better selection Lee Spring is a good resource.
And finally, for future reference, see Some very important steps if you are a NEW FORUM USER.... You will get more and better answers if you provide us with more information.
Hello Morganne,.. here's a link to a past discussion which may help...
How to make a real spring into an assembly that work like the reality ?
Welcome to the forum. Please see Can someone help me with my school assignment?.
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