Limit a tangent mate

Creator
Creator

Hi, i'm working on a ball joint with a sphere and a plate mounted on it, i want to prevent every collision by giving a limit to the movement, is that possible?

Here a video showing the movement, as you can see the parts now are able to go one through the other:

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Re: Limit a tangent mate

MLombard
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You could limit an angle mate.

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Re: Limit a tangent mate

Creator
Creator

I tryed but doesn't seem to work, probably because the part can rotare on multiple axis at the same time (because is a tangent mate on a sphere).

Re: Limit a tangent mate

Pioneer
Pioneer

try to work with "motor feature" if you just want to show how it works.

This feature require not fully constrained part to move, rotate the subjected part.

 

Re: Limit a tangent mate

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How about a path relationship? Use a slot path or draw a sketch in assembly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wrkqyZPK80

LMGi
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Re: Limit a tangent mate

Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

When you use drag components, use detect collision+ stop movement when collision.Capture.PNG

Re: Limit a tangent mate

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

It'd be cool if there was a gimbal relationship with collision detection or something along those lines which would function like the drag component but maintain as a constraint.

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP10 - Insight - Win10 - K4200

Re: Limit a tangent mate

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

Maybe this kind of arrangement with a path constraint. The circle is the path, the line is the follwer. Sorry for the crappy video.

 

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Bruce Shand
ST9 MP10 - Insight - Win10 - K4200