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Any pro program brains??

skiddy

New member
Ive created an assembly consisting of

1 interchange group 'heads'

and 'handles' controlled by if/else statements



The handles are obviously designed to fit the heads! On some occassions the 'heads' change diameter, which means the 'handles' have to also adjust to that dimension.



Although i have put relations on the handles to follow the 'heads'



I am having great problems!

The handles wont regenerate properly. Ive started to put the relations on the actual 'handle' part file, but this wont regen either.



The heads all have the same relation title, 'rad_handle_liner' but because in assembly they change to 'rad_handle_liner:4' etc



I just cant seem to control the handles!

Any ideas?
 

jabbadeus

New member
In the Model Section of the Program, are you passing the diameter parameter from the assembly to the component?



It'll look something like this:



EXECUTE PART HANDLE

COMPONENT_PARAMETER = RAD_HANDLE_LINER

END EXECUTE



In the Program for the handle, you'll need a parameter (which I called COMPONENT_PARAMETER above) that you'll assign in the Relations section, e.g.:



d12 = COMPONENT_HANDLE



Hope this works.



David Martin

Torgon Industries
 

proed

Moderator
Could you zip up the parts & attach them to this thread - so we can all have a look?



I know Pro/E sometimes doesn't work right when passing down values from assy to part...
 

skiddy

New member
Hope this isnt too complicated for you???

Theres files every where!



I have four files that are the heads:

balloon whisk.prt

gravy whisk.prt

french whisk.prt

ball whisk.prt



An interchange group, where the heads can be swapped:

whisk_body_interchange.asm



The main assembly;

whisk_design.asm



and three handles:

handle_shaped.prt

handle_spring.prt

handle_solid.prt



If you create a regen with the ball whisk and solid handle, this is where im having the problems! The handle (d8 or d8:12) should regen to the handle liner (rad_handle_liner) If you execute regen on just the ball whisk and set it to 3 instances, should prove my point?
 

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