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Lock Mate

dan_manoimdan_manoim OS Professional Posts: 6 PRO
The idea is to lock one mate or partly lock a mate so it will keep the part position when I'm moving other parts.
For instance i will be able to lock Z axis in cylindrical mates but keeping the rotational axis free.

Comments

  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,057 PRO
    You can already do this, turn the limits on, and set them to the same valve, this will lock z to be the same as a revolute mate. I regularly configure these limits to drive positions. 
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  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,849
    @dan_manoim @brucebartlett is correct and group mate essentially locks parts as well.  Like. rigid assembly.  Limits are much more configurable tho.
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