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Multiple Angular Mates

Question asked by James Olis on Jun 4, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 4, 2014 by James Olis

Has anyone needed or knows of a way to create multiple angular mates such that they behave in the same manner as Linear Coupler?


Here’s the situation: I have 6 components attached together end-to-end (similar to transmission chain links) to form an elbow that dynamically adjust from 90 degrees to 180 degrees. The angles (link to link) in this sub-assembly will all need to be equal and yet variable as any one of the links is dynamic dragged to a new position in an upper level assembly. The equal angles will cause the components to result in a smooth radial "curve".


This sub-assembly will be inserted into an upper-level assembly as “flexible” configuration and will be read-only.