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Rotating mate around moving axis in Onshape

18hoosti218hoosti2 Member Posts: 2
Dear Onshape community, we have come across a difficult mating assembly that we are having trouble working out. We need a bevel gear to rotate about a stationary Z axis as well as an axis defined by it's center. (to simulate the smaller gear "walking" around in a circle around the larger, stationary gear. Thanks for your help! and Wash Your Hands!
 https://cad.onshape.com/documents/0f5194c247f7452c11adfac8/w/3bec1147be684949a29cae3f/e/19f0d2346c66e0fcbd019b12

Comments

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,812 PRO
    Yqu should be able to to add two gear relations there.

    One between the pinion and lower gear, and another for the upper gear.

    I couldn't get the pinion to rotate freely on my phone. You may have too many have it over mated. Or my phone is slow... I can look at it closer when I get on my computer 
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