TopSolid Hints

TopSolid'Design 7 Hint #137

How to easily modify a part assembled by positioning constraints.

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TopSolid'Cam Hint #136

Side milling

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TopSolid'Mold Hint #135

Parting surface checking

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TopSolid'Cam 7 Hint #134

In milling, as in turning, the user can make a contouring from a face to another one by using the "ALT" key. To do this, the user selects the first face, presses the "ALT" key, and then selects the last face. This also makes it possible to machine draft faces (by specifying the WCS to be used, as in the example) or to choose to machine only some faces of a part. All contouring options are then available.

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TopSolid'Design 7 Hint #133

Save time on drafting by copying your dimension styles

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TopSolid'Wood Hint #132

Schematic projection of components

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TopSolid'Cam Hint #131

If the successive contouring mode does not suit you it is possible to easily change strategy with TopSolid’Cam 7. By creating a rectangular sketch, regardless of its dimensions or altitude and by choosing "end machining" it is possible to choose other strategies later on.  In the attached video the initial strategy used has been changed to a spiral one. 

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TopSolid'Design Hint #130

Draft generation with assembly configuration

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TopSolid'Mold Hint #129

2D Cooling System Drafts

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TopSolid'Wood Hint #128

Driver block Since the 2012 Version of TopSolid'Wood, a new option in the creation of a driver allows set housing volume to easily create components like cabinet, shelves, separations, doors, drawers ... As illustrated in the video, we just have to create a block driver and design on it the component model. This component so created, will be automatically adjust on the volume or the housing volume specified when it is assembled. Here the separation adjusts itself in the interior of the...

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