Creating Chain Pattern using Solidworks

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Creating Chain Pattern using Solidworks

by Erick

For today I thought I would touch on some features that not many people would know but is extremely powerful. The chain pattern helps in creating chain links which consist of repeated chain pattern, and helps in assigning the right chain movement.

You can create three types of chain patterns:

  • Distance
  • Distance Linkage
  • Connected Linkage

Creating a chain pattern is easy! I have created a video which shows exactly that:

Also new in Solidworks 2015 is the New Chain Component Pattern for movable energy chain creation. Check it out!