SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3 released

SMARTElectrode

18 Nov. 2019 | Updates

A new version of SMARTElectrode 12.0.1.3 to support the design of sinking electrodes in Creo Parametric is now available. The most important changes at a glance: Automatic update of position data when operation zero points are changed interactively. Learn more… Notifications in the burnsheet can be better analyzed. Learn more… Data output improvements for INGERSOLL. […]

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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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15 Jul. 2019 | Updates

SMARTElectrode 12.0.0.0 for PTC Creo Parametric 4.0, 5.0 and 6.0 is now available.The most important changes at a glance: Open “What’s New” here (255 kB).Open complete changelog here.

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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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15 Jul. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

There is a new user interface for definition of cutouts available in SMARTElectrode 12.0.0.0. Users can now adjust position and dimensions before  solid and cutout are created. UI can be opened again to change values using context menu in modeltree.     NoteThis functionality replaces user-defined cutout.

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15 Jul. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

Electrode assembly definition can be loaded and changed in SMARTElectrode 12.0.0.0. This new functionality may be helpful, especially when working with reference parts. Also the start value for electrode counter can be adjusted. Changes to prefix/postfix or renaming of whole assembly may be added later – feedback welcome!

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15 Jul. 2019 | Tips & Tricks

SMARTElectrode 12.0.0.0 offers input for effective burn-area on 2nd tab “Details” in Base UI for complete definition of technology parameters. Also workpiece material was added to UI to simplify the workflow. SMARTElectrode performs a fast calculation for effective burn-area if no burn-face value available. An exact calculation can be started using the submenu. Also the […]

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