Setting up a rack and pinion mate in solidworks

SolidWorks diverse assembly capabilities allow for simulation of various kinds of motion. One particular useful motion is that of a rack and pinion; it aims at converting rotary to linear motion and vice versa.

Inside SolidWorks assembly, users can easily set up this mate. Let’s go through how you can easily insert the rack and pinion mate on components from the content library.

Begin by creating a new assembly inside SolidWorks.
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