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Rotating part around another part (path mate?)

Question asked by Michael Maz on Jun 15, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2011 by Deepak Gupta

Hi guys,

 

I have come up an issue I can't work around. I have an assembly with a BASE and PART. I want the PART to follow the shape of the base. However I have tried to add a motor to the simulation and it spins the PART away from the course of the BASE. Path mate seems to only work a point/vertex of the PART.

 

The simulation will be like a snake along a path. This animation will mean the part will be changing shape and I dont if solidworks can handle these types of animations?

 

Can anyone help?

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