See Add Pulley

Use the Pulley dialog-box to edit the number-of-teeth around a Pulley.

The Pulley dialog-box has Read-only information:

Pulley's Pitch Circle Diameter (P.C.D.).
Tooth-Pitch (Edit the Tooth-Pitch parameter in the Motion-Path dialog-box).
Belt Length (Edit the Target Belt Length parameter in the Motion-Path dialog-box, or edit the sketch directly).

Open Pulley dialog-box


To edit the Pulley:

1.Double-click a Pulley in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree.

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Pulley dialog-box


Pulley Parameters 


As you edit the number-of-teeth, the radius of the pulley, and arc in the sketch-loop, will also change.


Driving-Pulley (pulley drives the belt) or Driven-Pulley (belt drives the pulley)

Pitch-Circle-Diameter - see below Notes

Belt Parameters 


Tooth-Pitch - edit with the Motion-Path dialog-box

Belt Length - edit with the Motion-Path dialog-box


The radius of the Pulley is grey in the Part-Editor - to indicate it is read-only.

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