How to create a Curved Spring in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Article by Saeed Mojarad (CSWE) updated July 15, 2016


Modelling a simple straight spring in SOLIDWORKS is really easy. But what if you want to model a curved spring in SOLIDWORKS? The best example of a curved spring is a garter spring; which is a coiled steel spring that is connected at each end to create a circular shape. Curved springs are used in oil seals, shaft seals, belt-driven motors, and electrical connectors.

Curved Spring in SOLIDWORKS

Curved Spring in SOLIDWORKS

Video demonstration

Now if you are wondering how you can model a curved spring in SOLIDWORKS take a look at this video:


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Saeed Mojarad (CSWE)

Saeed Mojarad is an application engineer at Javelin Technologies. He received his B.S from Mazandaran University, Iran; and his M.S. from École de technologie supérieure (ETS), Canada. He has several years of experience using SOLIDWORKS in different industries such as manufacturing and aerospace. Currently located in Calgary, he is helping SOLIDWORKS users all across Canada as a technical support and SOLIDWORKS instructor.