How do you lock a component in Fusion 360?

Why is there a lock on my sketch in Fusion 360?

The lock symbol on a sketch means it is fully constrained (this is preferable). Also – you should take care of warnings in the timeline.

Why can’t I extrude a sketch in Fusion 360?

Enable “Show Profile“:



Right-click on the affected sketch within the timeline or the browser tree. Select “Edit sketch”. Activate “Show Profile” and save the change. Re-test extruding the sketch profile.

How do you move objects to origin in Fusion 360?

Select the Point to Point or Point to Position Move Type.

  1. Select a point on one of the bodies as the origin point.
  2. Select the origin in the browser tree as the target point.

What does grounding do in Fusion 360?

Grounding locks the origin of the grounded component to the top level origin in that design/file and only there. So an assembly has its own origin. When you ground the assembly its origin it’s fixed.

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