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jjs38
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I need to limit motion when one part touches (bumps into) another.

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12-21-2012 06:49 AM

I'm using inventor 2009.

I haven't been able to find a solution but can't seem to locate in here in discussion groups.

 

I need to limit motion when one part bumps into another.  I am an occasional user and cannot seem to find this in the help files or tutorials.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

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Re: I need to limit motion when one part touches (bumps into) another.

12-21-2012 07:07 AM in reply to: jjs38

Hi jjs38,

 

You can use the Contact Solver tools to do this. Here are a couple of links on the subject:

http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/2011/01/contact-solver.html

http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com/2011/06/assembly-challenge-mating-spherical.html

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
Curtis
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com



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Re: I need to limit motion when one part touches (bumps into) another.

12-21-2012 12:01 PM in reply to: Curtis_Waguespack

Thanks thats what I was looking for.  Knew it was there, just couldn't find it.

 

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