The ZWmech Mechanical module includes a comprehensive range of mechanical utilities, symbols, fasteners, gears, material handling items (conveyor rolls, sprokets, Trajectory calculator..), springs, shafts utility and more!. Most modules draw in 2D or 3D.
ZWmech works with all versions of ZWCAD
General Drafting Module
- Global Text manipulation
- Style Changing: a powerful utility to change text from one style (or all styles) to another
- Text Find and Replace: searches for all instances of a nominated text and replaces it as specified
- Text Box: draws a box around selected text line or paragraph
- Width: changes the width factor of selected text
- Scale Globally: changes the height of text to a new height or scaled by a given factor
- Layer control by pointing to an entity of desired layer
- Isolating: freeze entities on all layers except the entities on the layer selected
- Bolts and Screws, Hexagon Head Bolts, Socket head, Flat head, Button head, C'Sunk Pan Head, Raised Head Washer Bolts, Shoulder Cap Screws and Studs. Metric & English sizes
- Nuts Regular Hex. Class 9, Thin, Washer and Lock nuts. Metric & English sizes
- Flat Washers
- Spring Washers
- Set screws Cone, Half Dog, Flat and Cup Point. Metric & English sizes
- Dowel & Roll Pins
- Bolt Holes to correspond to Bolts and Screws
- Slotted Holes
This module includes modules: MGD01; MFT01 plus the following powerful utilities:
- Bearings & Bearing Housings
This includes: Deep Groove Ball, Cylindrical, Self Aligning, Spherical Roller, Thrust, Taper Roller & Y Bearings, Plus: Bearing Housings, Plumber
- Blocks and Flange Housings
- Auto Shaft Generator Draw: Shafts/Pinions and internal (bore) plus an End view - with all Combinations of shaft steps, chamfers and corner radii.
- Keys & Key Ways Draws Keys/Key ways - Standard or User Specified.
- Internal Chamfer Generator Simply pick the drawn bore end points and the chamfer is drawn, trimming lines automatically.
- External Chamfer Generator By picking the shaft end line the chamfer is drawn - modifying the shaft end entities as required.
- Spur Gears Metric & English sizes.and more...
This module is of special interest to material handling engineers and drafting specialists. This collection of powerful utilities include:
- Conveyor Rolls & Idlers Utility Various makes, including PROK and PRINCE, (Other makes by request). The utility allows you to draw 3 Roll Troughs, Vee Troughs and Return & Flat Carry Idlers. End, Front and Plan Views for all standard roller diameter, Angles and Belt Width Now also: Suspended Idlers
- Conveyor Chains Links & Sprockets. This routine is based on the RENOLD Conveyor Chains range. It will draw Sprockets Front view, End View and Chain Links. For all common Chain pitch, Break Load (and Number of Teeth)
- Transmission Sprockets Plus Sprocket Design Utility . To ISO 606, 0.375-1.50" pitch. Front and End views: Simplex, Duplex and Triplex Transmission Sprockets - In Steel & Cast Iron Plain/Taper Bore
- Bulk Material Trajectory profile generator. Calculates and draws Bulk Material trajectory envelope for conveyed material as it travels past header pulley.