You are on page 1of 23

1 | Page

Assembly Tutorial
Create a new assembly
Select the three planes in the
feature tree and make them
visible by clicking on the glasses.

Insert the chassis


Go to: Insert > Component > Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Chassis.SLDPRT in the SolidWorksModel map.


Click OK
The chassis is fixed automatically in the assembly.

2 | Page

Insert the engine


Go to: Insert > Component > Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Engine.SLDPRT in the SolidWorksModel map.


Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Rotate the engine in the global position.

Define the position of the engine.


Create a coincident mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the MIDPLANE ENGINE and
the MIDPLANE CHASSIS planes.
Click OK

Create another coincident mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked surface of the
engine as shown in the picture.

3 | Page

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.

Click OK

Create a parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked surface of
the engine as shown in the picture.

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.

4 | Page

Select the distance option.


Change the distance into 20 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is directed
as shown in detail 1.
If not (detail 2), select Flip dimension.
Detail 1

Detail 2
Click OK
Insert the peddle
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Peddle.SLDPRT in the


SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Rotate the peddle in the global position.
Define the peddle position.
Create a concentric mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked surface of
the peddle as shown in the picture.
5 | Page

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create a parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked surface of
the peddle as shown in the picture.

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.

Select the distance option.


Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is directed
as shown in the picture.
Click OK

6 | Page

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked surface of
the peddle as shown in the picture.

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.

Ensure that the distance option is


directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Mirror the peddle


Go to: Insert > Mirror Components
Open the Selections drop down menu.
Mirror plane: Select the MIDPLANE CHASSIS.
Components to Mirror: Select the peddle.
Select the Recreate mates to new
components option.
Select the Copy custom properties
to new components option.
Click OK
7 | Page

Define the new peddle


Select the MirrorPeddle1 > Right mouse click > Fix
Insert the kickstand
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Kickstand.SLDPRT in the


SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Rotate the kickstand in the global position.
Define the position of the kickstand.
Create a coincident mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked surface of
the chassis as shown in the picture.
Select the green marked surface of
the kickstand as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create a concentric mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked surface of
the kickstand as shown in the picture.

8 | Page

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
KICKSTAND as shown in the picture.

Select the green marked surface of


the chassis as shown in the picture.

Ensure that the distance option is


directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK

9 | Page

Insert the transmission belt


Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Transmission Belt.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Define the position of the transmission belt.
Rotate the transmission belt in the
global position.
Create a coincident mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked surface of
the engine as shown in the picture.
Select the green marked surface of
the transmission belt as shown in
the picture.
Click OK

Create a concentric mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked edge of
the engine as shown in the picture.

10 | P a g e

Select the green marked surface of


the transmission belt as shown in
the picture.
Click OK
Create a parallel with angle mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked surfaces of
the engine and transmission belt
as shown in the picture.

Select the angle option.


Change the angle into 7 deg.
Ensure that the angle option is
directed as shown in the picture.
If not, click on Flip dimension.
Click OK

Insert the oil tank


Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Oil Tank.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK

11 | P a g e

Define the position of the oil tank.


Rotate the oil tank in the global position.
Create a coincident mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked surface of
the engine as shown in the picture.
Select the green marked bottom surface
of the oil tank as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create another coincident mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked edge of
the engine as shown in the picture.

Select the green marked edge of


the oil tank as shown in the picture.
Click OK

12 | P a g e

Create a parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
OIL TANK and the MIDPLANE CHASSIS.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is directed
as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Insert the rear wheel
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Rear Wheel.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Define the position of the rear wheel.
Rotate the rear wheel in the global position.
Create a concentric mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked surfaces of
the rear wheel and chassis as shown
in the picture.

Click OK
13 | P a g e

Create a parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
CHASSIS and MIDPLANE REAR WHEEL.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Create another parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked FRONTPLANE
CHASSIS and FRONTPLANE REAR WHEEL.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Insert the rear fender
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Rear Fender.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK

14 | P a g e

Define the position of the rear fender.


Rotate the rear fender in the global position.
Create a concentric mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked edges of
the rear wheel and rear fender as shown
in the picture.
Click OK
Create a parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
CHASSIS and MIDPLANE REAR FENDER.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Create another parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked FRONTPLANE
CHASSIS and FRONTPLANE REAR FENDER.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
15 | P a g e

Insert the chain


Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Chain.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Create a parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
CHASSIS and MIDPLANE CHAIN.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 192,5 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
If not, click on Flip dimension.
Click OK
Create another parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked FRONTPLANE
REAR FENDER and FRONTPLANE CHAIN.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
16 | P a g e

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked CENTERPLANE
REAR FENDER and CENTERPLANE CHAIN.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Insert the fuel tank
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Fuel Tank.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
Create a parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
CHASSIS and MIDPLANE FUEL TANK.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
17 | P a g e

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked FRONTPLANE
CHASSIS and FRONTPLANE FUEL TANK.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 86 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
If not, click on Flip dimension.
Click OK
Create another parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked BOTTOMPLANE
FUEL TANK and BOTTOMPLANE FUEL TANK
CHASSIS.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Insert the springer
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Springer.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the assembly screen.
Click OK
18 | P a g e

Define the position of the Springer.


Rotate the springer in the global position.
Create a concentric mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked surfaces
of the chassis and springer as
shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create a parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked
MIDPLANE CHASSIS and
MIDPLANE HANDLEBAR.
Click OK

Change the name of the Parallel6 mate


Double click on the Parallel6
mate in the feature tree.
Change the name into:
LOCK HANDLEBAR
You can suppress
this mate in the feature tree if
you want to rotate the
handlebar.
19 | P a g e

Create a coincident mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the coincident option.
Select the green marked surface of
the chassis as shown in the picture.
Select the green marked surface of
the springer as shown in the picture.

Click OK
Insert the front wheel
Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Front Wheel.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the
assembly screen.
Click OK

Define the position of the front wheel.


Rotate the front wheel in the global position.
20 | P a g e

Create a concentric mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the concentric option.
Select the green marked
surfaces of the front
wheel and springer as
shown in the picture.
Click OK
Create a parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked
VERTICAL PLANE SPRINGER and
VERTICAL PLANE FRONT WHEEL.
Select the distance
option.
Change the distance
into 0 mm.
Ensure that the
distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Create another parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE FRONT
WHEEL and MIDPLANE HANDLEBAR.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance
into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance
option is directed as
shown in the picture.
Click OK
21 | P a g e

Insert the front fender


Go to: Insert > Component >
Existing Part/Assembly
Click on the

button.

Select the Front Fender.SLDPRT


in the SolidWorksModel map.
Click anywhere in the
assembly screen.
Click OK
Define the position of the front fender.
Rotate the front fender in the global position.
Create a parallel mate
Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked
VERTICAL PLANE FRONT FENDER
and VERTICAL PLANE SPRINGER.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option is
directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked MIDPLANE
FENDER and MIDPLANE HANDLEBAR.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option
is directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
22 | P a g e

Create another parallel mate


Go to: Insert > Mate
Select the parallel option.
Select the green marked CENTERPLANE
FRONT FENDER and CENTERPLANE FRONT
WHEEL.
Select the distance option.
Change the distance into 0 mm.
Ensure that the distance option
is directed as shown in the picture.
Click OK
Hide

all the planes and sketches

Save

the file with the following name: Assembly Chopper

Congratulations, you just finished the complete SolidWorksModel Chopper!

23 | P a g e