AnsweredAssumed Answered

Mass Properties were copied from an Assembly, ISSUE

Question asked by Franco Trebor on Nov 20, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 20, 2017 by Deepak Gupta

Hi, I'm having some troubles when modifying the mass properties of a part. I've received the .STEP, open it, and saved it as a part, in order to use it on my custom assembly.


Since the part has not the correct values of mass, I want to modify the mass value to the real one (the one measured on the lab) withoutu overridding the CoM and CoG , thus, I go to:


- Materials>custom Material> and change the density of the material (by a pre calculted density, taking into account real mass and part volume).


When clicking mass properties again, the mass has not been changed and a message like this is shown:


Message: The mass properties were copied from an assembly when the assembly was saved as a part. To update the mass properties, please open the assembly and resave it as a part.

How can I update the mass value?1.JPG