Enhancement Details

Spur, Bevel, Worm and Rack and Pinion Gear Types

There are new gear types with entry fields for gear teeth manufacturing angles. The impact of manufacturing angles on gear loads are considered in the reaction load calculation

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Simulate
Product / Module PTC Creo Mechanism Dynamics Extension
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area Simulation - Mechanism Design & Dynamics
User Interface Location Click Insert > Gears. Select Spur, Bevel, Worm or Rack & Pinion.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices Detailed Development

Benefits and Description

The new Spur, Bevel, Worm and Rack & Pinion gear  types provide an enhanced workflow for fast and accurate gear connections. Some of the capabilities of these gears are:

With greater fidelity in defining gear interaction properties, these enhancements increase your productivity and provide more accurate results when working with gear-enabled mechanisms.