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how to set a distance mate between two objects

Question asked by Esspen Sales on Oct 19, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 20, 2015 by Esspen Sales

I have mated two cylindrical faces from the two parts, the result came looks like this:

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As you can see, the two cyllindrical faces mated are the inside of the largest curve in the blue object and the main cylinder of the bottle object.

Then I tried using the distance mate, but it will only allow me to set the distance in the y-axis, and not z-axis (the measure shown in the picture). Obviously, since the two faces are already concentric, moving the part up and down will not work... so how can I change the distance shown in the picture?

 

Thanks for reading!

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