This tool allows you to create a 2D profile of an involute gear. This 2D profile is fully parametric, and can be padded with the PartDesign Pad feature.
For more detailed informations, see also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gear and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involute_gear
How to use
- Go to the menu Part Design → Involute gear....
- Set the Involute parameters.
- Click OK.
- The involute gear is created outside of the active body. Drag and drop it into a body for the application of further features like padding.
Number of teeth
Sets the number of teeth.
Pitch diameter divided by the number of teeth.
Acute angle between the line of action and a normal to the line connecting the gear centers. Default is 20 degrees. (More info)
True or false
True or false
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