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Pro/motion hard stops

dixmi

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I have a fairly complex linkage in which one of the links has hard postion stops relative to ground. What I need is a way to model the stops.



Ideally, a slot-follower in which the follower becomes a pin joint at the ends of the slot is what I am looking for, but this approach throws errors.



Any ideas?
 

xcad

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hello



I had a problem in the past, assigning limits to a gear connection mechanism.

Mr. Jason Turk gave me the solution, below is the answer as I got it before, see if it has something interesting for you :



There is a video on how to simulate gears in Mechanism Design both on this website & on KinetiVision's website (same video). It's a freebie, courtesy of KinetiVision.



Pro/E Central:

http://www.proecentral.com/portal/tips/dirCat.asp?id=4



KinetiVision:

http://www.kinetivision.com/services/mechanism_basics.htm



the video is named : SIMULATING GEARS IN MECHANISM.



hope this helps

xcad
 

ray

New member
There are a number of ways that you could do this. For instance you could use contact in Motion, or you could set up a spring and damper at the end of the travel, which could be non-linear, to represent a stop.



It depends on what your linkage is as to what it is best and easiest to do



Good luck



ray
 

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