How to create gear

In this solidworks tutorial, you will create gear.

1. Click New. Click Part, OK.

2. Click Front Plane and click on Sketch.

3. Click Circle and sketch a circle center at origin. Click Smart Dimension, click sketched circle and set it diameter to 1in.



4. You just completed your sketch, let’s build feature from it. Click Features>Extruded Boss/Base.

Set D1 to 0.1in and .

5. Click on front face and click Normal To.

6. Click on front face and click Sketch.

7. Click on Centerline and sketch vertical Centerline.

8. Click Line and sketch gear teeth profile.

9. Click Smart Dimension, dimension sketch as sketched below.

10. Change view to Isometric.

11. Click Feature>Extruded Boss/Base.

Set D1 to 0.1in, click Reverse Direction and .

12. Click on Extrude2 (gear teeth) and click Circular Pattern.

Click on the cylinder face as axis of rotation (or click on View>Temporary Axes select the temporary axis as axis of rotation).

Set Instances to 22 and .

13. Click on Front face and select Normal To.

14. Click on front face and select Sketch.

15. Sketch a Circle and sketch a circle center at origin. Click Smart Dimension, dimension sketch as 0.9in circle.

16. Click Features>Extruded Cut and set D1 to 0.01in and .

17. Click on inner front face and select Sketch.

18. Click Circle and sketch a circle center at origin. Click Smart Dimension, dimension circle as 0.3in circle.

19. Click Features>Extruded Boss/Base set D1 to 0.1in and .

20. Click on center face and select Sketch.

21. Click Circle and sketch a circle center at origin. Click Smart Dimension, dimension circle as 0.15in circle.

22. Click Features>Extruded Cut and set Direction to Through All and .

23. Repeat Step 13 – 22 to back side face and you’re done!

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