how do i model a helical spring in solidworks

There is one another way......Checkout this attached video

  1. Step 1:

    Make one circle of mean diameter required

  2. Step 2:

    Go to Insert---> Curve ---> Helix

  3. Step 3:

    Select the Circle

  4. Step 4:

    Adjust the parameters like Pitch, No of revolution and hit the green button for a helix

  5. Step 5:

    Now select a plane normal to helix path

  6. Step 6:

    Go to feature tab select Sweep
    Select the helix as Path and Circle as Section

  7. Step 7:

    Hit the Green Button on Property Manager.....Here is your SPRING