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How flex is "flex"

Question asked by Nico Van Gils on Sep 20, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 20, 2012 by Alin Vargatu

Ok, here's another one:


In how many levels of flex assembly's the function "flex" keeps working:


in my case:


1/ I modelled a hydraulic cylinder (2 parts, housing and piston) and put in in an assembly A. mated it wit min/max distance.


2/ put the cylinder (A) in an assembly B where I added some parts to the piston and housing (ball joints on top and bottom). Put the A into flex mode and then saved it as B. Until here no problem. Cylinder moves ok.


3/ Now I want to put B into assembly C, where the cylinder should move a door. Here also changed the properties of B to "flex".


4/ In assembly C the assy B won't move/flex any more.


Now, am I doing something wrong in the settings or the properties of assy A B C?

Or does SW simply not allow to keep the flex property along multiple levels? If not, they should...


Any suggestions on solving this problem.


ps: sketch layouts have all been deleted (thanks Deepak)