Collision Detection

Collision Detection allows us to take note when two parts collide with each other. This is commonly used with dynamic assemblies. As we are moving different parts within the assembly, the tool can notify us when the collision happens as well as highlighting which parts are colliding.

To illustrate how to use the tool, we will apply it to the same assembly we used with the Interference Detection tool earlier. To start, make sure the assembly file attached to this chapter is open. To use the tool, we can follow these steps:

  1. Select the Move Component command under the Assembly tab, as highlighted in the following screenshot:
  1. On the PropertyManager, select the Collision Detection option. Also, make sure to check the ...

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