Tutorial - Screw mate in SolidWorks?


Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Start SolidWorks.

  2. Step 2:

    Insert the attached parts.

  3. Step 3:

    Click Mate.

  4. Step 4:

    Select the circular faces.

  5. Step 5:

    Move the nut away from bolt.

  6. Step 6:

    Under mechanical mates click screw.

  7. Step 7:

    Select distance/revolution (i.e. pitch) and input value.

  8. Step 8:

    Select both cicular faces.

  9. Step 9:

    Click OK and the mate is generated.

  10. Step 10:

    When we revolve the nut with mouse we can see that it is moved up and down.


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