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An inspection is the most important step for the manufacturers producing their cars. This ensures the seamless compatibility of each car part, as even minor errors can lead to user discomfort during operation. To achieve that goal, the utilization of inspection tools, such as a checking fixture is essential. In this research, we will study the structure analysis of a checking fixture with Ansys software. This study aims to examine the structural strength by analyzing the impact of various design variations on the overall strength outcomes. The requirement for checking fixture is that it must meet the datum tolerance of the car with value of ± 2mm. Due to that factor, a rigid checking fixture is needed for inspecting the part without experiencing significant deformation. In static loading, the result of the first variation frame has a stress of 5.71 MPa and deformation of 0.051 mm, the second variation frame has a stress of 6.16 MPa and deformation of 0.049 mm and the third variation frame has a stress of 5.63 MPa and deformation 0.042 mm. In terms of weight, the first variation structure has 2470.48 kg, the second variation structure has 2179.93 kg and the third variation structure has 2210 kg. The second variation frame has the highest stress but it has the lightest weight, and the third variation frame has lower stress and deformation but it has a heavier weight than the second variation model. The study results that the second variation model is superior because it has the lightest weight while the three designs have small stress and deformation that still satisfy the requirement of the fixture.


Static analysis FEM FEA Checking fixture Finite element

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