Review Machine Elements
Went through Solidworks tutorials
Model and compare various actuators
Linear actuator (bolt)
Learn about existing models
Linear actuators - Commercial products
Linear actuators - DIYs
Modify an existing model
Open Source Aluminum Extrusion with V-rail Linear Bearing System Built in
Downloaded the STEP file and import to Solidworks.
SolidWorks has long supported *.stp or STEP import and export. STEP files are the most robust neutral file format available for exchanging model data between CAD systems.
Can SolidWorks open STP files? : http://www.capinc.com/support/faq/usage-faq/can-solidworks-open-stp-files