Prior to this, I did spiral inductors which was relatively easy. But I am now stuck in designing toroidal inductors.

Toroidal inductor (top & bottom layer

I know the distance between each turns but having trouble placing them in circular fashion. Any ideas on how to place them in such manner?

planar pcb toroidal inductor

  • \$\begingroup\$ forum.live.altium.com -- Ask here for better answers. \$\endgroup\$ – Mitu Raj Apr 16 at 10:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you. I will do that. \$\endgroup\$ – Stoner Apr 16 at 13:07

For spiral or circular placement, In my opinion, The best way is to create a Polar Grid.

This can be found in the Grid Manager. The same method can be used in footprint design and component placement.

Link to Altium Help Page on Polar Grid

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  • \$\begingroup\$ This method was really helpful. I had some trouble selecting the points while placing the petals, but once I figured it out, it worked. \$\endgroup\$ – Stoner May 31 at 12:14

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