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Mass properties tool not working.

caden_degrawcaden_degraw Member Posts: 4
I'm on an FTC robotics team and we are trying to use the mass properties tool to find the center of mass of our robot. It says that the parts must have a material assigned to them and they don't, but I did assign a material to every part. Any idea why this is happening?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,609
    Open the BOM panel on the right and add a column for material to make it easy to see which parts do/do not have a material assigned.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEA
  • caden_degrawcaden_degraw Member Posts: 4
    It says none of the parts have a material assigned even though i went to each part and either assigned them aluminum, PLA, or stainless steel. If i go into any of the parts' files it says I have assigned a material to them
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,609
    All the Parts are linked from other Documents - you need to create a new version in those other Documents for them to be flagged out of date in the top level assembly, then you have to update them there.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEA
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