Assembly mass in drawing text shows incorrect value

May 23, 2024 Joanna Gryszka

Issue:

In Inventor 2023-2024, the total assembly mass in a drawing text note shows an incorrect value.  

This occurs after placing multiple instances of the same component, that has a mass override, in an assembly. 

For example a component, that has a mass override:

Is placed twice in an assembly,  to a total of 2x component mass:

The drawing text note show an incorrect total assembly mass value:

Cause:

This is a confirmed issue in Inventor 2023-2024 in the following Autodesk knowledge base article.

And is fixed in Inventor 2025:Inaccurate weight values with override present in drawing in Inventor

Solution:

If possible migrate to Inventor 2025.

In Inventor 2023-2024: Use Place Component instead of Copy/Pasting a new instance of the part into the assembly.  

 

About the Author

Joanna Gryszka

Manufacturing Technical Support Specialist<br><br>Joanna has over eight years of experience working with Autodesk products. She started supporting core AutoCAD and network installations of all Autodesk products. She now has five years of experience with Inventor. <br> She graduated from Mechanical Engineering and has been providing solutions to clients and dedicating her knowledge to the Solution Center since then.

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