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helical sweep with non-circular sketch profile twisting

Question asked by John Kimble on May 6, 2018
Latest reply on May 6, 2018 by Dennis Bacon

I am trying to create a coiled wire, which follows a non-circular helix path, with a non-circular (slot) profile.

 

The sweep path was created using an intersection curve between an extruded body and a helix surface.

 

When I sweep the slot profile, with no twist, it creates a twisted body.  To get it to "not twist" I have to put in a twist value to offset the twist...  confusing

How can I properly sketch the profile for the sweep so it stays untwisted?

 

Thanks!

 

Here is untwisted sweep:

sweep_twist.PNG

Here is what it should look like (added an "offset" twist of 60 degrees):

sweep_untwist.PNG

 

I have attached the part.

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