i am using solidworks 2013, and trying to make chain like on bike.
i made the 2 links that the chain is maid of, and i have the "belt" that runs on the gear.
The problem is that i need to add and links every link of the chain, its a alot of work.
isaw that in 2015v they added a new feuture for this kind of thing.
is there any way to do so in 2013 ?
i need the links to be really connected with each other (concentring, coincident, etc..)
thank you for the help.
Here are some helpful links:
Animated Chain in SolidWorks
Chain Animation by Gerald (SOLIDWORKS Files can be downloaded here)
You can try a curve driven pattern but as the chain goes around a bend the links won't line up properly. But depending on your needs it might be good enough.
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