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How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

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How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

Hello all,

 

I'm trying to create some sequence in creo illustrate, I have added wrench from object. When I rotate wrench it rotate at center, I want to rotate wrench with tip of wrench is fixed to bolt. PFB PNG for reference.

 

Velkumar_1-1578458092924.png

 

 

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

To change the the csys you need to:

  1. Select the part
  2. Right click and select "Location>Select csys"
  3. You can now define the new csys

For the wrench I would first select the cylindrical face (which then shows the axis)

Then select the axis you want to rotate around.

Select new csys.png

 

 

 

 

Rotate around new csys.pngHope this helps.

 

 

 

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

To change the the csys you need to:

  1. Select the part
  2. Right click and select "Location>Select csys"
  3. You can now define the new csys

For the wrench I would first select the cylindrical face (which then shows the axis)

Then select the axis you want to rotate around.

Select new csys.png

 

 

 

 

Rotate around new csys.pngHope this helps.

 

 

 

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

Thank you @agarland . It works.

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

Hi argland, 

your solution does not seem to work for me, i have been looking for this solution for three days now. Come across your article and saw im in the right place but the option "select csys" is always greyed out? Do you know why this would be ? 

 

A Kelly

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

well solved that need to be in transformation mode first lol but this has not solved my issue. i still cant get the allen key to pivot from the right place when using unscrew not manual rotation. 

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Re: How to change Spin Center for wrench object in Creo illustrate

You can couple the two parts together when using the unscrew effect, this will make them rotate around the same axis.

Couple parts for unscrew.png

I use the Assemble tool to position the allen key correctly in relation to the screw first, then select both and select the unscrew effect. From there you can set the couple the parts and set the CSYS.

 

Hope this helps.

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