Spinning Geometry to Create Surface or Solids

Apply the spin operation to rotate the selected geometry around an axis to create surfaces or solids.

  1. Select the geometry part that you want to spin.
  2. On the Construct tab, in the Extend group, click the  Spin icon.

    Figure 1. The Spin dialog.
  3. Under Origin, specify the origin around which the geometry is spun.
  4. Under Axis direction, specify the orientation of the spin axis.
  5. Under Rotation angle, specify the angle through which the geometry is spun.
  6. Click Create to spin the selected geometry and to close the dialog.