Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

SolidWorks: Mechanism that follows a curvi-linear path
Sign in to Add to Watch List

Engineering & Manufacturing > Mechanical

View Change History

The client has made the following changes to the job.


Job Description

  |  Change History >>


  • Posted: Wed, Aug 15, 2012
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Client prefers freelancers from:

    You are still able to submit a proposal for this job.

    The client prefers freelancers from
    a different location.

    You're still able to submit a proposal for this job, regardless of your location.
  • Start: Immediately
  • Budget: Less than $500
  • Fixed Price Job
  • Elance Escrow Protection
  • W9 Not Required
Sign in to view client's details

I have a mechanism that goes around a vertical curvilinear path. There are three parts to the mechanism

1. Carrier
2. Transport assy
3. Guide

The "Carrier" can go along a vertical curvilinear path (on a guide) in both directions. The carrier is driven by a chain drive that allows it to go in both directions.

The "Transport assy" that is attached to the carrier always needs to remain HORIZONTAL.

Project deliverable:

1. Design a mechanism (in SolidWorks 2010 or below) that keeps the "Transport assy" horizontal
2. The mechanism should comprise of kinematic links {i.e. no actuators - nothing fancy}
3. Provide a working design, i.e. {Choose kinematic links where possible from OEM vendors - for example, Misumi or McMaster}
4. Explain in powerpoint about how the design was made.
5. Provide a calculation based on the variables R, L, W, OL, OW and anything else relevant to the design
5. You need to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before the project begins.


1. SolidW...

Sign in or Register to see more

Job ID: 32755212
Avg $ | High $ | Low $ — Show Pricing
  • Submit Date (Latest)

 Bulgaria  |  
Mechanical Designer with 25 years experience /15 years with SolidWorks / in documentation, 3D modeling, mechanical design
 4.7   |  Private   |  3 Jobs
Bid ID: 32791299  |  Submitted: Aug 16, 2012 15:00 ET 
Proposal SEALED

Shivamtech is one of the fastest growing Engineering Solutions venture. Since its inception in 2001, Shivamtech. has been offering Solutions in...
 0.0   |  Private   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 32785192  |  Submitted: Aug 16, 2012 11:02 ET 
Within 1 week

 United States  |  
20+ years in sheet metal manufacturing. CNC programming for Punch Press, Laser and Water Jet. 2D/3D AutoCad Design of simple parts and complex...
 4.6   |  Private   |  2 Jobs
Bid ID: 32768583  |  Submitted: Aug 15, 2012 20:08 ET 
Proposal SEALED

Kalyan Reddy D.      
Kalyan Reddy D.'s identity has been verified.  Learn More
Comprehensive and competent designer with over 7 Years of experience in CAD Modelling, CAE & Design,Mechanical Engineering, 2D to 3D...
 0.0   |  Private   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 32759371  |  Submitted: Aug 15, 2012 12:38 ET 
Proposal SEALED

My name is satheesh. i am a mechanical Engineer. I have four years of design experience in the development of technical drawings and 3D models with...
 0.0   |  Private   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 32756356  |  Submitted: Aug 15, 2012 10:44 ET 
Proposal SEALED
Elance is now an Upwork company.
Upwork is the choice of 4M+ clients. Get started working on Upwork today.
Are you ready to post a job like this one?
Post a Similar Job »