How make worm at SolidWorks


Using Helix command Worm creating become very simple.

  1. Step 1:

    Step 1
    Select Front plane

  2. Step 2:

    Step 2
    We start sketching at Front plane worm profile. Dimension depends on purpose of the worm.

  3. Step 3:

    Step 3
    Revolve worm profile.

  4. Step 4:

    Step 4
    Add new plane from worm profile 20mm.

  5. Step 5:

    Step 5
    Create circle and select Helix/Spiral. Enter values as set on screen. Press OK.

  6. Step 6:

    Step 6
    At front plane make sketch of worm profile teeth. Teeth copy lathe bit profile.

  7. Step 7:

    Step 7
    Select Sweep Cut.

  8. Step 8:

    Step 8
    Result. Add Chamfer or Fillets. Add Material


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