Basic Gear-Pair Arrangements

You can use Add Gear-Pair for two gear arrangements.

A)Gears with fixed centres
B)One gear orbiting-centre around another gear.

You use the same command for each gear arrangement.

Gear-Mesh: Videos Examples

We can use the Gear-Pair dialog-box to edit the number-of-teeth and the mesh to get these different gear-arrangements.

Gear-Pair: Fixed Centres

Mesh: External

Mesh: Internal

# Teeth Gear 1 < Gear 2

# Teeth Gear 1 > Gear 2

# Teeth Gear 1 > Gear2

# Teeth Gear 1 < Gear2

Gear-Pairs: Orbiting Centres

Mesh: External

Mesh: Internal

# Teeth: Gear 1 < Gear 2

# Teeth: Gear 1 > Gear 2

# Teeth: Gear 1 > Gear2

# Teeth: Gear 1 < Gear2

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