Automatic update when operation zero is changed

18 Nov. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

From SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3 it is possible to change the zero points of the electrode assembly interactively in Creo Parametric. Two methods are now available for editing: Redefinition using the user interface Execute command “Modify” in ribbon or via context menu Select input for reference coordinate system and assign alternative coordinate system Confirm the change with […]

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18 Nov. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

The display and editing of notifications in the burn list has been further improved in SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3. Available messages are: Info – Electrode is a copy of Info – Electrode is an import from Info – Electrode is mirrored from Info – Electrode is a merge of Info – Electrode is a split of Info […]

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18 Nov. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

In SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3 the data output for die-sinking EDM machines from INGERSOLL has been improved. A new feature is the output of the electrode type, which results from the technology specifications in the electrode properties: This distribution results in the following data in the transfer: 1.EdmElUndersize=0.1000 GenTypEl1:RO 2.EdmElUndersize=0.1000 GenTypEl2:RO 3.EdmElUndersize=0.1000 GenTypEl3:RO 4.EdmElUndersize=0.1000 GenTypEl4:RO 5.EdmElUndersize=0.0750 GenTypEl5:PF […]

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18 Nov. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Starting with SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3, updated and new manufacturing templates for Creo NC are included. NC programming can be considerably simplified by using NC templates. Templates can be prepared for different machines or applications and assigned to the electrodes. The templates can be assigned to the electrodes in the corresponding user interface. Upon confirmation, the assemblies […]

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28 Aug. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

With the releases EMX 12.0.0.2, EMX 11.0.2.3 and EMX 10 M033 all plate templates and cut out UDFs are now prepared to apply color coding rules with the help of SMARTColor. This is achieved with the introduction of a new surface parameter EMX_SURFACE_FUNCTION. The value of this surface parameter describes now which function is assigned […]

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28 Aug. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Extension 12.0 Tutorial available We just finished the new Tutorial. The PDF can be downloaded with here. The tutorial contains a step by step introduction to create a complete mold base design.

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27 Aug. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

One of the main benefits of using Expert Moldbase Extension during the moldbase designed is the automatic cut-out creation for standard components. These functionality is mainly based on Creo User-Defined-Features (UDFs) The two main advantages are: Saving design time, by avoiding the manual creation of the cut-outs. Avoid design error, by providing standardizes cut-out logic. […]

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08 Aug. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

With the described method it is possible to visualize the cut angles of profiles in the BOM. This makes drawings of regular beams with just angle cuts and no extra features obsolete. To get started download the zip file and follow the instructions of the readme.txt file.

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17 Jul. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

In this a bit longer blog post we will demonstrate which steps are required to: configure Expert Moldbase Extension for Windchill. to automatically create all instances of one standard component and check-in these models to Windchill. to assemble standard parts from Windchill in mold base designs As an example the screw type E1200 from the […]

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15 Jul. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

In addition to existing general output functionality, SMARTElectrode 12.0.0.0 introduces a new specific Post-Processor UI with newly developed interfaces to EDM. This new feature is available at extra cost and needs a demo license or an extended commercial license for activation. All current user-defined formats are still working with Output UI – the more sophisticated interfaces […]

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