Tutorial: How to use coil feature in Autodesk Inventor?

Tutorial to use coil feature in Autodesk Inventor.

  1. Step 1:

    Invoke a sketch in Inventor. Sketch a vertical line which would be the axis and a profile(circle in this case). Finish the sketch.

  2. Step 2:

    Click on coil.

  3. Step 3:

    Select the appropriate parameters.

  4. Step 4:

    Switch to "coil size".Select the type according to your choice. Change the no. of revolution.

  5. Step 5:

    Provide a taper angle if your design requires this.

  6. Step 6:

    Providing a higher taper angle increases the taperness of the coil.

  7. Step 7:

    This is the result of providing the negative taper angle.

  8. Step 8:

    Switch to "coil ends" and select the parameters.

  9. Step 9:

    This is the result of using previous parameters.