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cant get parts to mate correctly in assembly

Question asked by Ken Hurst on Dec 21, 2017
Latest reply on Dec 29, 2017 by John Stoltzfus

Hi,

  I'm new to solidworks and am having problems getting two parts to mate correctly in an assembly. The assembly consists of a plate with four countersunk holes in it, with corresponding quarter turn fasteners (dzus) inserted into the holes.  Both parts, on there own are fully defined.  When I add the dzus to the plate, I can get it aligned properly but solid works states that it is under defined.  I can not understand why.  Any help would be appreciated.  The dzus part file came from the company that makes the item, just so you are aware.

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