conical helix

conical helix

[′kän·ə·kəl ′hē·liks]
(mathematics)
A curve that lies on a cone and cuts all the elements of the cone at the same angle.
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Z] and co corresponding to the CNC axes X, Z and C the equations of a conical helix are obtained based on eq.
For the studied case, the trajectory generated by the Wp-T contact point is a conical helix, a cylindrical helix, or an Archimedean spiral.