Dialog: Magnetic-Joint

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Dialog: Magnetic-Joint


A Magnetic-Joint pulls a Circular Profile to be in continuous contact with an Irregular Profile*. The Circular and Irregular Profiles are in different Parts and kinematic-chains.

After you had the Magnetic-Joint, the motion of the two kinematic-chains are related by the continuous contact of the Circular and Irregular Profiles.

* The shape of the irregular Profile is:

a Profile that you add to a sketch-loop


a Curve that MechDesigner calculates from a Point-Cloud

How to open the Magnetic-Joint dialog-box

See also: Add Magnetic-Joint.


1.Double-click a Magnetic-Joint icon in the graphic-area (see image to the left)

- or -

1.See How to Open a Dialog-Box


Note: The icon of the Magnetic-Joint has three states in the Graphic-Area.


Enabled Magnetic-Joint - Found a solution


Disabled Magnetic-Joint - not active


Enabled Magnetic-Joint - Failed to find a solution

Magnetic-Joint dialog-box


The Magnetic-Joint dialog-box has three separators:

 Following Options 

 Radius Control 


btn_delkeyword Following Options 
btn_delkeyword Radius Control