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How to animate a fastener, causing radial pivoting within the threads?


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I have an assembly which includes a machine screw holding a grip panel to a handgun. I need a simple animation showing in principle what happens when the gun discharges. I want to apply a radial load to the head of the screw causing radial (and ideally, slight axial) pivoting in the engaged threads. Is it possible to do this in Solidworks? I can model the parts, but I have no experience with animation.

Any help will be appreciated.