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Material density as a custom iProperty in Inventor.

A - answer Density for parts containing a single material type can be calculated from their mass and volume.

To add a custom iProperty containing the density value in your IPT file you can use the following simple iLogic macro:

  
density = iProperties.Mass/iProperties.Volume  
iProperties.Value("Custom", "Density") = Round(density*1000*1000, 4) & " g/cm^3"  
(omit the units suffix to use Density as a number)
Inventor2013Inventor2012
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20.12.2012    7051×  
applies to: Inventor 2013 · Inventor 2012 ·

See also:
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Tip 12743:A change in iLogic processing of Excel tables since Inventor 2021.
Tip 12712:How to set the option "Active Window on Save" through iLogic?
Tip 12697:Opposite angle for angular dimensions in Inventor drawings (iLogic).
Tip 12644:How to identify parts and assemblies imported from STEP/IGES?


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