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Derived parts and iParts

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02-08-2013 07:42 AM

I have a part that was derived from an assembly.  However now I need to make this part have different center dimensions.  Is there a way to make a derived part into an iPart without creating more parts?  Please see attachment.


I am using Inventor 2012.  BTW the part is more detailed than I am showing in the attachment.

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Re: Derived parts and iParts

02-08-2013 08:54 AM in reply to: cadcamm99

Can you recreate this using multibody parts?  If not can you derive the assembly without the tab and then model the tab in later so that the length become editable inside an iPart? 

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Re: Derived parts and iParts

02-08-2013 09:12 AM in reply to: coreyparks

I originally had multi bodies but then I realized that the insert was used in other parts so I had to create two different parts.  Also, the main part and the insert are different materials. I might try it modeling the other details in the derived part.

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