Tutorial : Creating Screw Joints in CATIA
Ok So here we will discuss how to create a screw joint.
Click the arrow within the Revolute Joint icon. or Undock the Kinematics Joints toolbar.
Select the Screw Joint icon. The Joint Creation: Screw Joint dialog box is displayed.
Click New Mechanism. The Mechanism Creation dialog box is displayed.
Here is the joint creation Dialog box.
Select Line 1 either in the geometry area or in the specification tree. In our example, select the screw cylinder axis as shown below:
The current selection field is automatically updated.
Select Line 2, the Part2 Block axis.
Enter 10 in the pitch field and select the Length driven check box.
Click Ok to end the Universal joint creation.
Create a Fixed constraint on the cylinder block (Part 2).
Double-click Mechanism1 or click the Simulation with Commands icon.