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Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:44:15 PM | Clevis & cable

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Please help, I start to create clevis+cable and want them to be able to control by dimension and agle, every thing seem ok except the upper clevis won't rotate.



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Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:17:04 PM | Clevis & cable

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Try modeling the clevis as a separate family, then nesting and constraining it. That seems to work out the best when you are trying to rotate elements.


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Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:23:19 PM | Clevis & cable

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Here is one that I made.  The key for me to make this work was to have a reference line between the two pin locations and then draw the clevis attached to the reference line.  This one is made for a specific case (1 1/2" diameter rod / 3 1/2 clevis) but could easily be made more parametric.

 

See if this does what you wanted.



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Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 4:29:35 PM | Clevis & cable

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I modeled this as a line based object.



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