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Rotate while Extruding along axis "Twist or screw"


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Hi all, this is my first time posting on the forum. I have been using NX for about 4 years and came across a problem I cannot model.

To simplify the problem, I will use a block. I am trying to extrude the block along an axis that is in the center of the block, while having the block rotate about that axis 2 full rotations over 4 inches. So it would be one full rotation every 2 inches.

For the life of me, I cannot figure out how to rotate the block while extruding it. Please help!

Thanks you,

It will better to make three sketch spacing 2inches each and make a surface by through curve surface and join the curves such that the three curves make a twisted surface i.e. if you select the point no.-1(say) then you should select the point no.-2 and so on. May be your problem will be solved.

Thank You,


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