Detecting Interferences Between Assembly Components

To check for interferences in an assembly:

  1. Click Interference Detection (Assembly toolbar) or Tools > Evaluate > Interference Detection.
  2. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Make selections and set options.
    2. Under Selected Components, click Calculate.
    The detected interferences display under Results. The volume of each interference appears to the right of each listing. Under Results, you can:
    • Select an interference to highlight it in red in the graphics area.
    • Expand interferences to display the names of the interfering components.
    • Right-click an interference and select Zoom to selection, to zoom to the interfering components in the graphics area.
    • Right-click an interference and select Isolate when done to view the interference after you exit the PropertyManager.
    • Right-click an interference and select Ignore.
    • Right-click an ignored interference and select Un-Ignore.
    • Save the results to a Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet.