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Tutorial - Unified Screw Profile for bolt in SolidWorks?

Tutorial by Sudhir Gill
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Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Open the attached file.

  2. Step 2:

    Right plane>>Sketch.

  3. Step 3:

    Draw a construction line coincident with the helix end point.

  4. Step 4:

    Draw another construction line and make them equal.

  5. Step 5:

    Smart Dimension it to 1.99mm.

  6. Step 6:

    Make a horizontal center line.

  7. Step 7:

    Draw a circle on this center line.

  8. Step 8:

    Two circles with equal dia.

  9. Step 9:

    Select all circles and make them equal.

  10. Step 10:

    Click Line tool.

  11. Step 11:

    Now keep the mouse over the circle till the quadrant points are visible and then click on the circle.

  12. Step 12:

    Now click on the other circle with tangent relation.

  13. Step 13:

    Repeat the same step.

  14. Step 14:

    Now Smart dimension and select the center line.

  15. Step 15:

    And origin.

  16. Step 16:

    Dimension be 10mm.

  17. Step 17:

    Point tool.

  18. Step 18:

    On the quadrant point to the left of the circle.

  19. Step 19:

    Dimension b/w this point to the origin.

  20. Step 20:

    Add dimension as 10*.84.

  21. Step 21:

    Now select the center of circle and the centerline end point and add horizontal relation.

  22. Step 22:

    Same with lower circle.

    Line tool.

  23. Step 23:

    Draw a line over center line.

  24. Step 24:

    Trim tool and trim circle.

  25. Step 25:

    Same step for other circle too.

  26. Step 26:

    Exit the sketch.

  27. Step 27:

    Swept cut.

  28. Step 28:

    Select the sketch as profile and helix as path.

  29. Step 29:

    Click OK and we have thread.

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