See other templatesSee other templates

Today I Learned about the DMIS Arc command

 

Command Syntax:

F(name)=FEAT/ARC, dir, coord, x(r), y(a), z(h), i, j, k, rad, a1, a2

 

Parameters:

dir = INNER this is a inside arc,  OUTER this is an outside arc ( these are partial circles)

coord = CART rectangular coordinates, POL polar coordinates

x(r) = the nominal X coordinate (R-Radius if the coord option is POL) position for the arc

y(a) = the nominal Y coordinate (A-Angle if the coord option is POL) position for the arc

z(h) = the nominal Z coordinate (H-Height if the coord option is POL) position for the arc

i = X vector component of the plane of the arc

j = Y vector component of the plane of the arc

k = Z vector component of the plane of the arc

rad = radius of the arc

a1 = start angle of the arc. The start angle is defined by the current coordinate system

a2 = end angle of the arc. The start angle is defined by the current coordinate system

 

The command syntax should look something like this:

F(ARC1)=FEAT/ARC,INNER,CART,-4,-3,-0.1,0,0,1,0.5,0,180

 

This example defines an arc to be measured at X = -10, Y = -2.0, Z= -0.10 as shown. The arc is in the Z work plane so the vector is 0, 0, 1. The arc is 0.5 (or a diameter of 1) and will start at 0 and probe a 180 degree angle.

 

 

 

Mark Boucher Consulting, a CMM Quarterly company, offers the best training in the business whether you need onsite, over the web training or programming. Click on the image above to view our services.

 

 

JSN Megazine template designed by JoomlaShine.com