Some notes about gears in SOLIDWORKS Toolbox:

  • Toolbox gears are representations for machine design purposes. They are not true involute gears that you can use for manufacturing.
  • Rack gears must have fewer than 1000 teeth.

Gears in the GB Standard

Toolbox administrators can include GB standards gears in Toolbox.

To include GB standard gears in Toolbox:
  1. From the Windows Start menu, click All Programs > SOLIDWORKS version > SOLIDWORKS Tools > Toolbox Settings.
  2. From the Configure Hardware page, click GB, Power Transmission, and then click Gears.
  3. Select the required GB gears and clear the unnecessary ones.
  4. Close Toolbox Settings.