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Rotate while Extruding along axis "Twist or screw"

brianpore

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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,

Brian
 

sudhanshu

New member
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,

Sudhanshu
 

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