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How to stop gear overlaps?

e_chane_chan Member Posts: 2
Hi so I'm having an issue with my gears where when I set them to have a gear relation, the teeth overlap as it spins. How do I fix this?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,949
    Expand "Revolute 2", double-click "mate connector" then "move" then "angle"
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEA 
  • IsoworksIsoworks Member Posts: 22 PRO
    @NeilCooke Thank you for the answer. I have also been struggling with this. 
  • nick_creaknick_creak Member Posts: 1 EDU
    Hi I'm unsure how to complete the above suggestion. Is anyone able to give a more detailed response or a screen record?
    @NeilCooke sorry to ask
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,949
    edited February 2022
    You might need to suppress any gear mates and temporarily convert your revolute mate to a fastened mate so that you can see the rotation when editing the mate connector, like this:

    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEA 
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