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People often need to design helical gears and Autodesk Inventor makes it easy to do. What I like most about this is you don't need to make gears, you ...
Select Create New 2D Sketch and select a plane to sketch on
For this example I made a gear. In designing my gear I used a Centerline in the middle and then made the object symmetrical across the Centerline. Ne...
Since I used the origin as the center of my gear I want to use it as the axis for my gear. If your gear was drawn off center from the origin you can d...
use the coil feature to define and extrude your helical gear. I used Height and Revolution to make my gear 5" tall with a 60 degree twist. Click OK a...
I did a crazy heart just to show other shapes using the same function. Also some samples that I printed on the Makerbot Replicator 2 at TechShop Menlo...
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