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What elements to publish / "virtual axis" publication

What elements to publish / "virtual axis" publication

What elements to publish / "virtual axis" publication

(OP)
Good morning,

You can find below two screenshots of what I am trying to do:




Is there any way I can publish the "virtual axis" that you usually use to make coincidence constraint ? So far I can publish a real axis (line) and use this to make coincident constraints, but i find this to cumbersome for really fast usage.

What exactly i have to publish in a part to not brake the fix constraint when i replace that part in an assembly.I tried publishing the PartBody and the axis system, but it seems they don't work.

Best regards,

Costin Ruja

Best regards,
Costin Ruja

RE: What elements to publish / "virtual axis" publication

Depends on what you replace. Replacing a nut with bigger one is not a big deal but if you replace some part with completely different component this will be challenging even if you use publications.For hardware just always publish the same elements with the same direction. If you publish elements like axis during part design stage this will take the same time as to publish some virtual axis.

RE: What elements to publish / "virtual axis" publication

(OP)
After some failed attempts, I decided to stick with axis (physical) in part that is published.Now the only problem remains with the fix.Even if I replace the nut with a bigger one (part catalogue) the fix constraint is being broken.

Best regards,
Costin Ruja

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