Tutorial - Assembling the parts of the universal joint in SolidWorks?

Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    First of all insert all parts.

  2. Step 2:

    Click mate.

  3. Step 3:

    Select the hole in fork and then select the circular face of the pin.

  4. Step 4:

    Click OK. Now select this face.

  5. Step 5:

    And the bottom face. Click OK.

  6. Step 6:

    Select the inner face of the center block and then circular face of the pin.

  7. Step 7:

    Click OK.

  8. Step 8:

    Select the bottom face of the center block.

  9. Step 9:

    And the inner face of the fork.

  10. Step 10:

    Click OK.

  11. Step 11:

    Bottom face of the collar.

  12. Step 12:

    Top face of the fork. Click OK.

  13. Step 13:

    Inside face of the collar.

  14. Step 14:

    And circular face of the pin.

  15. Step 15:

    Click OK and again click OK to exit Mate property manager.

  16. Step 16:

    We have the universal joint assembly.