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Use Mechanism to move part up slope?

proed

Moderator
We have many assemblies where most parts are cylindrical (oil/offshoreindustry) - and keys move up and down on sloped shoulders, etc.. The image should help explain (note: outer body hidden for clarity).


View attachment 758


I'm trying to replicate this movement with Mechanism - experimenting with Cams, Slots, etc... haven't found a neat solution yet...


Can anyone help with this?


Thanks in advance


Ed
 

puppet

Moderator
yeah pretty easy.



1. on the part that does the upand down sliding place a point on the leading bottem chamfer.(part-a)



2 on the part that moves from left to right create a datum curve
that goes along its surface (left to right ) (just use edit
->intersect-> select the datum and surfaces"

(part-b)



constrain

part-b default

part-a planar connection to that (left to right motion)



slot connection.

connect the point in part-a to the datum curve on part-b





driver

plane to plane

.





if you have trouble upload ur files :)





how does one get a cool job like that :)









Edited by: puppet
 

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