Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: AD Design

Page 1 of 38 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6
    Views
    558

    It would also be a good idea to check into what...

    It would also be a good idea to check into what you're going to do with the swarf generated. One company I contracted at had many barrels of it that couldn't be simply taken to the local dump due to...
  2. Replies
    45
    Views
    27,558

    Too late to recover expenses so hit the market...

    Too late to recover expenses so hit the market before anybody else with enough stock on hand to cover orders before "others" do a knock-off. If it has market potential then some of the usual suspects...
  3. My post should not be considered a knock on ALL...

    My post should not be considered a knock on ALL T&B facilities and personnel, my experience is limited to one plant and interactions with corporate on a few assigned issues within the last 10 years....
  4. -As someone that once worked for T&B I can tell...

    -As someone that once worked for T&B I can tell you that there are thousands of drawings that resemble this one for several reasons. If the OP would reveal which CAD program was used to create this...
  5. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,085

    Outstanding craftsmanship, always like seeing...

    Outstanding craftsmanship, always like seeing photos of your work. Nice material selections. Sacrilege is for the purist.
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    916

    As others have already mentioned, planning prior...

    As others have already mentioned, planning prior to part/assembly creation goes a long way in making manipulation/revision easier and less trouble. Sometimes the design only has a desired...
  7. No expert with T/C grinders either but have done...

    No expert with T/C grinders either but have done a fair amount of similar grinding in surface grinders with a Harig-type and spin fixtures. You've not stated tolerance so I'll presume that your...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    796

    Taper for NPT is 3/4" per foot.

    Taper for NPT is 3/4" per foot.
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    916

    BugRobotics- Do you think there's an advantage to...

    BugRobotics- Do you think there's an advantage to using the "Master Modeling" approach over configurations? Configurations can get a bit messy/complicated if too many iterations are used. This can be...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    916

    There's even a way to show removed material as a...

    There's even a way to show removed material as a dotted line in the drawings, perhaps in the "phantom view" option. I used to use it a lot for showing range of motion or alternate position in...
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    916

    Not sure if this will help or not but do you...

    Not sure if this will help or not but do you understand what configurations are? They're very helpful for creating different versions or variations of a single model or assembly. Different drawings...
  12. Replies
    101
    Views
    9,731

    SW Index

    Thanks for posting this len_1962, will be looking through this later:cheers:
  13. -I'll readily admit that multiple sub-assemblies...

    -I'll readily admit that multiple sub-assemblies are required for almost any size project to be of any real use, otherwise it's just a static model that has to be altered in the sketch too often for...
  14. Replies
    149
    Views
    6,761

    You did all you could for your buddy Mike.

    You did all you could for your buddy Mike.
  15. It's likely that I don't fully understand what...

    It's likely that I don't fully understand what makes SW difficult/unpleasant for you to use in modeling a house other than the usual limitations of the software. Some functions/features are indeed a...
  16. Your well is fairly shallow by standards around...

    Your well is fairly shallow by standards around here. Pull it yourself is not a huge task if you're up for it. Pump at former residence went out, city boy now in rural area decided to hire local...
  17. I've always preferred the Herman Schmidt/Kuhn...

    I've always preferred the Herman Schmidt/Kuhn dresser for radii. Low profile, easy/accurate to set, and you can watch through the center axis for alignment. Angle can be set with a sine bar. Not as...
  18. I once made a pivot bushing for a motorcycle...

    I once made a pivot bushing for a motorcycle shift lever from a bar of "Oilite" I had. Don't know which variety it is but for a foot shift pilot on a motorcycle I didn't think it would matter much....
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,746

    -Creo/Wildfire/Pro-E has improved several...

    -Creo/Wildfire/Pro-E has improved several aspects, most of them seem more tailored to the business end of things or in coordinating the flow between different departments. The design features/modules...
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,746

    This may/may not apply to your situation so...

    This may/may not apply to your situation so regard it as such. While working for Maytag/Whirlpool (Cleveland) all of the design work there was done in Wildfire (4 I think) and I had to work with...
  21. I'm having trouble understanding the conditions...

    I'm having trouble understanding the conditions that show up as a problem, visual images would help the impaired such as myself. It may be as len_1962 suggested. I have an older version (2014) of SW...
  22. -There's, unfortunately, far more than just...

    -There's, unfortunately, far more than just Baptists here to deal with in the Chattanooga area. Your politics, your church, and who you know is often of greater importance than skill/experience. This...
  23. I started leaving Chicago in 1996 and likely...

    I started leaving Chicago in 1996 and likely understand some of the reasons you want to leave. A couple of years in Texas (Austin) didn't suit me and returned to a Chicago in 1998 that was different....
  24. I've been busy with remodeling for the last few...

    I've been busy with remodeling for the last few days but was intrigued by the original post. I should state that I am in no way an expert with SW nor will I offer any excuses for the limitation of...
  25. Replies
    101
    Views
    9,731

    I got the process straight from a tech the VAR...

    I got the process straight from a tech the VAR instructed to call me to sort it out. He had me follow the procedure I listed. I asked why this had occurred and the reply was "I really don't know"....
Results 1 to 25 of 947
Page 1 of 38 1 2 3 4