Learning: How to Use Joints in Fusion 360

Let’s talk about Joints in Fusion 360!

If you previously used Solidworks or Inventor CAD, you may used to the term Constraints or Mates.  Fusion 360 Joints are able to do the same thing as a Mate or Constraint but often only require a single Joint to constrain multiple degrees of freedom!

Let’s walk through examples of Fusion 360 Joints including:

  • Rigid
  • Revolute
  • Slider
  • Cylindrical
  • Pin-slot
  • Planar
  • Ball