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Solidworks Advance Mates


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Hi there,

Im drawing up a gearbox on solidworks 2009 and was wondering is there anyway to do a dependent mate?

In other words, I have a collar that slides between two gears on a shaft. When the collar reaches either of the gears I want it the desired mate to cause the gear to spin with the collar. I then want to be able to move the collar up the shaft and do the same with the other gear.

Any reccomendations?