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 From:  bemfarmer
4930.14 In reply to 4930.13 
Sorry, it is the same htm.

I've dropped toroidal thoughts for now.

Wrote a canted helix script, but of course it does not work.
It sort of worked for a while, but now I've completely broken it. :-)
I always get messed up with t = 1/(number of something). And number of coils per unit length.
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 From:  bemfarmer
4930.15 
Got the CantedHelix script to work.
It was necessary to adjust the formulas.
(The use of w had to be modified.)

EDITED: 15 Feb 2012 by BEMFARMER

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 From:  bemfarmer
4930.16 In reply to 4930.15 
Picture:

I suppose it could be turned into a toroid, without too many hours of work?
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 From:  Michael Gibson
4930.17 In reply to 4930.16 
Hi Brian, yeah what about using Flow to bend it around a circle like you showed earlier in this thread?

- Michael
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 From:  bemfarmer
4930.18 In reply to 4930.17 
Flow should work great!

I'm curious if the skewed helix is the same as a canted one...

The script does't set the length like the MoI helix command can...
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 From:  Morten (RUMLAB)
4930.19 In reply to 4930.18 
Yes, these are very cool springs! Making a lamp that can twist... Still very much in progress.

The script works perfectly in combination with the Flow function.
Thank you very much, both of you.

Best,
Morten

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