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stevec781
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Registered: ‎05-29-2009
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iPart mass properties

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10-19-2012 12:29 AM

Is there a way to add mass over rides for each member in an ipart table so that the new mass is correctly applied in the assembly mass calculations?

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jdavis417
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Registered: ‎11-19-2008
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Re: iPart mass properties

10-19-2012 04:16 AM in reply to: stevec781

I don't know of a way.

 

This is the reason I use iParts as a "Factory"... setting to the new iPart, SaveAs new file, delete the Table and finally the Mass over ride in iProperties.

 

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DVDM
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎09-24-2009
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Re: iPart mass properties

10-24-2012 10:30 PM in reply to: stevec781

I had to work around this same issue a couple months back.

To make it work I had to create several custom materials in the iPart factory that, when assigned to a configuration, gave me the correct estimated mass.
Then in the table I had to assign each configuration its corresponding material.

Obviously you don't want to have to do this for very big tables.

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jingyi.liu
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Registered: ‎08-28-2007
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Re: iPart mass properties

10-25-2012 09:09 AM in reply to: stevec781

Hi 

Here is a old post, from the attachement I introudced solutuion to solve iPart mass issue, hope it's helpful.

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Adding-Mass-Overides-to-Iparts/m-p/3579044#M444828

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