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01-18-2013, 09:59 PM
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09-25-2004, 09:43 PM
Structure, thermal, motion & mechanism design issues and techniques.
04-09-2014, 10:14 PM
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11-28-2005, 09:28 PM
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Bug with import of excel table
01-24-2014, 10:05 PM
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12-20-2012, 05:46 AM
Database management systems issues and techniques.
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12-26-2012, 11:05 AM
Data Translation between CAD systems; issues and techniques.
Mechanical Desktop into...
11-15-2007, 11:23 AM
Drawing issues and techniques.
Renaming Drawing File
11-26-2013, 03:38 PM
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Use USB Pen Drives as a RAM...
12-29-2008, 11:08 PM
Caita modules related to manufacturing
Contingency Based Patent...
11-12-2012, 11:18 PM
Part and assembly modeling issues and techniques.
replacing single component...
11-04-2013, 08:59 PM
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12-21-2012, 12:08 AM
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12-13-2006, 04:40 PM
Sheetmetal issues and techniques.
02-07-2011, 06:08 PM
09-16-2009, 09:10 PM
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Problem with ECDSA using ZWT...
04-30-2007, 03:21 PM
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11-29-2012, 01:26 AM
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10-08-2004, 11:56 AM
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Linking Select Style (color)...
10-02-2007, 05:23 PM
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Exploring the Effective...
10-20-2011, 02:38 PM
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How to wrap text on surface...
10-30-2013, 04:00 PM
Anything to do with sheetmetal
dgs- thanks for the answer. I was afraid of that but at least it gives me the opportunity to restructure my assembly...
Thanks, this method of building it up in an assembly of separate parts has worked - though it's tedious to set up!
gear mechanism tutorial and gear train speed reduction.
I think I have found a way. I revolve a shell of the profile of the spiral. Then using the helical sweep tool I make a helix using only a surface.
Using intersect tool with both features marked I...
You may be better off just making the helix then doing a revolved cut to taper the helix on the ends. You may be able to do it using a graph feature but that may be more complicated than its worth.