Tutorial: How to make a springy spring

Here is another way Using 3Dsketch

  1. Step 1:

    go to 3Dsketch

  2. Step 2:

    click on "Equation Driven Curve"

  3. Step 3:

    write the equations in the text file for z,y,and z as below
    (I attached a text file)

  4. Step 4:

    exit sketch go to reference geometry and define a plane using curve an start point

  5. Step 5:

    sketch the profile you want to sweep

  6. Step 6:

    hit swept boss\base and choose the profile and path as below
    in option choose "twist along path" and enter the parameter as in the picture

  7. Step 7:

    here it is!

  8. Step 8:

    and here is a rendering