Liftpoint Node#

Liftpoint nodes can be used to model a padeye or a trunnion. Alternatively a Circle node can be used.

The benefits of using a liftpoint node are:

  • can be easier to position and orient

  • reports sideloads / sideleads

Liftpoint nodes are typically added to a frame or body. Internally they are a body, a visual and one or two circles.

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The difference between a padeye and a trunnion is that a trunnion has two circles:

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