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Mates problem.

filip_tomaszewskifilip_tomaszewski Member Posts: 5 EDU
Hello there,

I have a problem with mates. Actually I'm learning Onshape, but I can't find solution with learn.onshape webinars to following problem.
I've tried to do simple mechanism on my own and it worked with new entities 

Then I've tried same method on with imported and built (new) entities:

Result was different. This time after applying last mate to connect two fixed entities with mechanism it breaks my mind.
One way I don't have any errors but it doesn't move at all. But when I reverse connecting process it shows error: "mate overdefines the assembly", which I don't get.

Could you tell my what am I doing work? Maybe I'm missing something important.
If you need I can allow editing.



  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,536
    Change one of your revolute mates to cylindrical
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • filip_tomaszewskifilip_tomaszewski Member Posts: 5 EDU
    That didn't work out, but I have found a solution.
    Problem was made by angle adjustment.
    Anyway thanks, I've used cylindrical mates somewhere else after that little tip.

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