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TRACKING WEIGHT OF COMPONENTS

daves

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I need to track the weight of components and assemblies and report the value as a parameter on drawings. Can anyone help?
 

Den E

Member
Found this one at:

http://www.geocities.com/edwinmuirhead/pro-how/



How do I enable a part to calculate its own weight?

Create a parameter called weight (real no.)

Add a relation:

weight=mp_mass()

Ensure the density (Setup | Density) is correct for the model and units

After regeneration the model will calculate and store weight

This parameter can be shown on drawings using &weight
 

dougr

New member
Note that you can control the number of dp on drawing separately from the model(s), just type:



&weight[.2]



Will display to 2 dp....
 

dougr

New member
You should also note means current model which for a part is the part and for an assembly is the top level.



A path can be entered here in an assembly to any specific component and this is what will be computed.
 

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