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Tech Tip #96 : Suppressing SOLIDWORKS DimXpert MBD PMI

Posted by Cecil Deline on Mon, May 10, 2021 @ 11:07 AM

DESCRIPTION:  Reviewing the workflow of suppressing DimXpert PMI so that CheckMate 14's AutoMBD utility will not include those features in the measurement plan.

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Topics: origin international, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #95 : Enhancements to CMTHICK Command

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 @ 01:47 PM

Reviewing The Enhancements made to the CheckMate 14 CMTHICK command allowing for multiple measurements to be generated at once. Requires CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS version 14.00.1175 or newer.

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Topics: origin international, metrology, Origin, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #94 : Dragging & Re-projecting Surface Points

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 @ 01:40 PM

Reviewing NEW Enhancement to CheckMate 14 giving the User more control when editing the location of Surface Point Measurements. Requires CheckMate version 14.00.1175 or newer.

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Topics: origin international, metrology, Origin, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #92 : Restoring SOLIDWORKS/CheckMate User Interface

Posted by Cecil Deline on Thu, Apr 08, 2021 @ 04:44 PM

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, Origin, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #93 : Measuring Threads in CheckMate  for SOLIDWORKS

Posted by Cecil Deline on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 @ 04:03 PM

Description: Reviewing how to measure threaded circles in CheckMate 14 for SOLIDWORKS

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, metrology, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Unable to Create CheckMate Measurements on my CAD

Posted by Cecil Deline on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 @ 03:42 PM

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, metrology, Origin, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #91 : Adding MBD Balloons Numbers to SOLIDWORKS DimXpert Annotations

Posted by Cecil Deline on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 @ 10:27 AM

Reviewing how to add Balloon Numbers to SOLIDWORKS Annotations Created for DimXpert PMI.

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Topics: origin international, MBD, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #90 : Feature Replacement

Posted by Cecil Deline on Fri, Dec 18, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Reviewing how to perform Feature Replacement in CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS®. Works on Surface points, lines and planes. Requires CheckMate 14.0.01139 or newer.

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate

Workaround to using reference planes in SOLIDWORKS MBD

Posted by Cecil Deline on Mon, Sep 21, 2020 @ 03:53 PM

SOLIDWORKS has an option for adding MBD PMI to your CAD model. The result is a digital file (SLDPRT/SLDASM) containing the GD&T, and other PMI, like bill of materials, etc., in a digital form in effort to move users to a paperless and more efficient dimensioning system. The concept of GD&T has always been ‘functional’. In other words, the GD&T is based on real physical features of the components.

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, MBD, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #89 : Rotate Copy on Canted Plane

Posted by Cecil Deline on Mon, Sep 14, 2020 @ 03:44 PM

Reviewing how to perform a Rotate/Copy on a canted plane, in CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS®.

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Topics: origin international, SolidWorks, CheckMate