SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Knurling Tutorial

Iso 1Knurling: There are sixteen total configurations with four different diameters and different pitch sizes in this part. Four different Knurl Diameters are provided to start off with (.375, .500, .875 and 1.000). Each Diameter has its own Sub-Configurations conforming to American Standard ANSI/ASME B94.6-1984 for Knurling. Each Sub-Configuration is driven by a Design Table which offers all four different Diametral Pitches (64, 96, 128 and 160). The higher the Diametral Pitch, the more ‘Teeth’ are knurled around the Part. When switching between configurations of a model with complex pattern geometry it can be slow. This part demonstrates an option called “Add Rebuild/Save Mark” to speed up rebuild times when switching configurations.

Download this model to learn more about Knurling and also about the saving rebuild data on different configurations to speed up performance.

Download: Knurling
Complexity: Moderate
Features: Equations, Helix, Circular Pattern, Swept Cut, Complex Pattern Geometry, Design Table

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

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