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Tech Tip: Let's Build a Sprocket

darren_henrydarren_henry Onshape Employees Posts: 85
Hi.  I know you may download your sprocket models from vendors like Martin.  But never-the-less, it's a great model to explore when you are trying to hone your CAD skills.  

We made a sprocket tutorial.  It highlights some cool tricks when dealing with revolved parts, intricate patterns, and supporting documentation.  Check out the video and model:
https://www.onshape.com/cad-blog/tech-tip-lets-build-a-sprocket




Comments

  • _Ðave__Ðave_ Member, Developers Posts: 712 ✭✭✭✭
    Nice Job Darren, Thanks
  • andrew_troupandrew_troup Member, Mentor Posts: 1,584 ✭✭✭✭
    Now that's what I call a keeper. A complete, customisable sprocket building facility, self-explanatory and self documenting, accessible to and usable from any computer which can reach the web. And the price is right...

    Thanks a bunch, Darren.  Once Onshape is a serious contender in performance and productivity as well as capability, I can see myself using this as a powerful demonstration to some powerful people in CAD decision-making in the engineering industry.
  • navnav Member Posts: 258 ✭✭✭✭
    Wow! @darren_henry beautifully done just did one myself Engineering rocks. Thanks
    Nicolas Ariza V.
    Indaer -- Aircraft Lifecycle Solutions
  • michael3424michael3424 Member Posts: 506 ✭✭✭
    Very nice - best explanation I've seen for that sort of thing.
  • darren_henrydarren_henry Onshape Employees Posts: 85
    We have had a lot of new users so I wanted to raise awareness of this video.
  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,037 PRO
    We have had a lot of new users so I wanted to raise awareness of this video.
    Might have to update it now we have variables. ;)
    Engineer ı Product Designer ı Onshape Consulting Partner
    Twitter: @onshapetricks  & @babart1977   
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