SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Camshaft Tutorial

Camshaft: This model introduces some of the terminology and concepts of a camshaft. Cam Lift and Cam Lobe separation are discussed and shown in this model without being overwhelming with information overload. There are multiple examples of copying and moving solid bodies with a Combine features merging all the bodies back into a single body. There is an example of helical gears created with a swept cut. Also included in the model are circular patterns and a linear pattern. Download this file to learn more about camshafts.

Download: Camshaft
Complexity: Moderate
Features: Move and Copy Solid Bodies, Combine Features, Helical Gears, Swept Cut, Circular and linear Patterns

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DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Camshaft tutorial is now available for download here.

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