CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor and other Autodesk products []
Cesky English Deutsch
 Visitors: 4065 

CAD tip CAD tip # 5776:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

Automatic center of gravity for Inventor assemblies.

A - answer You can use the View > Center of Gravity function to display an automatically updated center of gravity point in Inventor assemblies and parts (yellow sphere with XYZ axes and coordinates).

To transfer the COG point from an assembly (IAM) to your drawing views (with dynamic updates, dimensions, etc.) you can use the COG utility, free for download on COG creates a dynamic workpoint feature "Center Of Mass" in the center of gravity.

100% *  CAD 
2.10.2007    15910x  
Comments   Tell a friend
applies to: Inventor 2008 ·

See also:
Tip 8718:How to show COG of subassemblies in an Inventor drawing?
Tip 8286:How to display COG in Inventor drawing views?
Tip 6820:How to draw a center of gravity point?
Tip 1183:How to get the center gravity of an area?

Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

What is the difference between the MaterialAttach and MaterialAssign commands? « | » How to change the MText width for multiple texts?

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Save your floating licenses (NLS) consumed by inactive users - free unused licenses with
LogOff 2006 More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.