I am drawing a radius conveyor- chain.
This is the plan view of the chain. It is not curved the whole plan view.
This is a 3d view of the chain. ( yes it is simplified I only need to see a rectangular chain path not each link). With one lug at the head.
I am trying to pattern this lug around the spline- I cannot find anyway to do it. I have tried as a part using a curve driven pattern. I have tried as an assembly with a chain component pattern.
This is my attempt at a pattern.
Is it possible in Solidworks---in any way( including as an assembly rather than a part ) to get this pattern?
Any advice on how to do this would be appreciated even if the answer is Solidworks can't do this but my work around would be.........
I have included my part - note it is has a few configurations.-