How do you gear mate in Solidworks?

How do you add a gear in Solidworks?

To include GB standard gears in Toolbox:

  1. From the Windows Start menu, click All Programs > SOLIDWORKS version > SOLIDWORKS Tools > Toolbox Settings.
  2. From the Configure Hardware page, click GB, Power Transmission, and then click Gears.
  3. Select the required GB gears and clear the unnecessary ones.
  4. Close Toolbox Settings.

How do you use symmetry mate in Solidworks?

To add a symmetry mate:

  1. Click Mate (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mate.
  2. Under Advanced Mates, click Symmetric .
  3. Under Mate Selections: Select the plane for Symmetry Plane. Click in Entities to Mate and then select the two entities to be symmetric.
  4. Click .

What is a coincident mate in Solidworks?

A coincident mate, like the name sounds, is a mate between two features that you want to coincide with each other. Generally we use it for making two planes parallel and coincident.

How do you mate miter gears in Solidworks?

Gear Mates

  1. Click Mate (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mate.
  2. In the PropertyManager, under Mechanical Mates, click Gear .
  3. Under Mate Selections, select the rotation axes on the two gears for Entities to Mate .
  4. Under Mechanical Mates: Option. Description. Ratio. …
  5. Click .

How do you make worm and worm gear?


  1. Selection of the material:
  2. Calculation of teeth:
  3. Calculation of diameter factor and lead angle.
  4. Calculation of Tangential load:
  5. Calculate b, d2, v.
  6. Recalculation of beam strength.
  7. Calculate power loss and area:
  8. Calculate basic dimensions.
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How do you unlock rotation in Solidworks?

In the PropertyManager, select Lock rotation and click . To lock rotation on all concentric mates in an assembly, in the FeatureManager design tree, right-click the Mates folder and click Lock Concentric Rotation.

How do you Unfix an assembly in Solidworks?

To fix or float an assembly component:

  1. Right-click the component in the graphics area or the component’s name in the FeatureManager design tree.
  2. Select Fix or Float.
  3. In assemblies with multiple configurations, select This Configuration, All Configurations, or Specified Configurations.