I am developing a model of an injection molded single part that is comprised of two main sections connected by a flexible link that functions as a hinge. Is there a way to model this and obtain the hinge functionality by flexing the part?
Yes, I do it all the time with a "living hinge" design. Use "Flex" command (see file). The Flex command takes some practice and it doesn't always produce a perfect bend, but it is useful for testing fit and function. Google Living Hinge for more design tips on making a longer lasting hinge.
Very helpful. Right on!
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