Find Center of Mass in FreeCAD

Center of mass in FreeCAD_000

Hello friends welcome to FreeCAD Tutorial in our previous tutorial we have learned How to model chuck jaw in FreeCAD. in this tutorial we will learn how to find center of mass of a body in FreeCAD.

This tutorial demonstrates how to find the center of mass of a body in FreeCAD using the Micro Center of Mass add-on. It covers installing the add-on, running the macros, adjusting density and selecting materials, checking the center of mass, using the box to determine material requirements, and exploring material properties and options. The video concludes with an invitation to visit the website for more tutorials and articles on FreeCAD.

Follow step by step guide shown in below video. key points of below are as follow.

  • The YouTube tutorial is about finding the center of mass in FreeCAD.
  • The presenter introduces their website “” for articles and tutorials on FreeCAD.
  • They mention a “Micro Center of mass” add-on that needs to be installed in FreeCAD.
  • The tutorial explains two methods to activate the center of mass calculation: through a macro or an icon.
  • The center of mass calculation involves setting density and material type, and the presenter highlights the additional feature of showing the raw material size required for manufacturing in a browser tree.

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