1 Reply Latest reply on Mar 4, 2018 9:41 AM by Asko Kauppi

    Distance mate restricted to only one side?

    Asko Kauppi

      Linear distance 1.PNG

      I'm using an Advanced mates > Distance to restrict the gap between the two plates above (edges of the plates are the mate objects). This works, but also allows for:

       

      Limit distance 2.PNG

      i.e. here the second plate has been dragged so much "inland" that the distance of the edges is again acceptable to the mate.

      How can I restrict the distance to be only in one direction?

       

      Using SolidWorks 2018 SP 1.0