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Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

I have an Inventor assembly with lifting lugs.
I want to determine at what angle will my assembly rotate as it is lifted from the lugs.
Help appreciated.

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Is the assembly being lifted by one, two, or more lugs?

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

It Gets lifted at two lugs so the pivot movement is only in one plane.
It's a Bucket like component 10' long. I did initially include a pack n go of the model assembly name is Bucket-1.asm
It's a simple component but I just couldn't find how to locate the CG in the Assembly.
Thank You

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

view tab..visibility section..center of gravity button.. (assuming all your materials are setup properly)

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Ok Thank you.
I actually wanted to find out what it does when I lift it from the lugs. Where the new CG is relative to the movement caused by the lifting from the lugs.

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Well, the c.g. will swing until it is directly under (vertically down from) the line of the two lugs.  Here "down" is defined as the direction of the local gravity vector.

RE: Finding CG of Assembly in Inventor

Thank you.

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