Tutorial: How to Create a Double Helical gear in solidWorks (usefull part)


  1. Step 1:

    create a sketch on the front plane,

  2. Step 2:

    revolve using bottom line,

  3. Step 3:

    create a new sketch on the face shown,

  4. Step 4:

    create this sketch, circle dimensions from gearing equations from Machine Design books....

  5. Step 5:

    on the same face create a sketch for a helix, and create a helix with following dimensions..., values from equations...

  6. Step 6:

    create a cut sweep,,

  7. Step 7:

    create a circular pattern of sweep

  8. Step 8:

    on front plane create a sketch, circle, and extrude it,

  9. Step 9:

    create a new plane

  10. Step 10:

    create a mirror about the new plane,,

  11. Step 11:

    create a cut extrude, for shaft and key...

  12. Step 12:

    and fillets to soften up the edges, very very tiny fillets...