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SIMSOLID Cloud now has hinge constraints, bearing loads and gravity loads

KenWelchKenWelch Member, Developers Posts: 22 PRO
The latest release of SIMSOLID Cloud now supports hinge constraints, bearing loads and gravity loads.

Hinge supports allow a part to freely rotate about the center-line of a cylindrical face but constrains movement in both the radial and axial directions. 

Bearing loads are nonuniform pressure loads applied to a region of a cylindrical face. They are defined by a direction and spread angle (10 – 180 degrees). The cylindrical faces may be concave or convex. The selected point on the cylindrical face will indicate the initial load direction. The bearing load can be further adjusted by using the Load direction and the Spread angle sliders. 



Get more information on SIMSOLID Cloud here in the App store.
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  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,097 PRO
    That's great Ken. I haven't thrown my hat into the ring yet but will as soon as I have a project.

    If you have hinge supports does that mean now you can do pin joints?
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