Mate Controller

Mate Controller lets you manipulate specific mates that control degrees of freedom for a design. You can save and recall saved positions and mate values. You can create animations based on the saved positions.

In Mate Controller, you can show and save the positions of assembly components at various mate values and degrees of freedom without using configurations for each position. You can create simple animations between those positions and save the animations to .avi files. Mate Controller is integrated with Motion Studies, so you can use Animation to create animations based on the positions you define in Mate Controller.

Supported mate types include:
  • Angle
  • Distance
  • LimitAngle
  • LimitDistance
  • PathMate (Distance Along Path, Percent Along Path)
  • Slot (Distance Along Slot, Percent Along Slot)
  • Width (Dimension, Percent)