Sandbox:ExplodedAnimation

From FreeCAD Documentation
Jump to: navigation, search

Introduction

FreeCAD workbench to create exploded views and animations of assemblies.

Note. This workbench has been migrated to a new repository: ExplodedAssembly

Features:

  • Create nice explosions of assemblies graphically (no code at all!)
  • Create sub-exploded groups
  • Give rotation to screws and nuts for realistic disassembles
  • Use the provided auxiliary assembly tools to place your parts together
  • TODO feature: create trajectory from wires and sketches

References

Installation

Automatic installation

See Installing

From GitHub

Ubuntu & Mint

  • Open the command propmpt (terminal) with the keys ctrl+alt+t
  • Install git: sudo apt-get install git
  • Clone repository: git clone https://github.com/JMG1/ExplodedAssembly ~/.FreeCAD/Mod/ExplodedAssembly

That's all, the next time you launch FreeCAD the workbench should be incorporated automagically. To install manually download this repository as ZIP and:

  • For Ubuntu, Mint and similar OS's, extract it inside /home/username/.FreeCAD/Mod
  • For Windows, extract it inside drive: \Users\your_user_name\AppData\Roaming\FreeCAD\Mod

Tools

ExplodedAnimation-menu-orizz.png

ExplodedAnimation-menu-vert.png

Links to ExplodedAnimation WB

Other useful links