Tech Tips Blog

Tech Tip #61 : Measuring Modeled Threads

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:49 PM

Reviewing how to measure threads that are modeled in the CAD file, for CheckMate 14.0 for SOLIDWORKS®.

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

Tech Tip #60 : Circles On Curved Surfaces

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:44 PM

Reviewing how to measure a circle that lies on a highly curved surface. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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

Tech Tip #59 : Edge Point Measurement

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:41 PM

Reviewing the NEW measurement feature, Edge Point. It's like a trim check but is designed when the edge is no perpendicular to the top surface. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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

Tech Tip #58 : Dragging Trim Checks

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:36 PM

Reviewing how to drag a trim measurement. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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

Tech Tip #57 : Supplementary Obtuse Angle

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:34 PM

Reviewing the NEW enhancement allowing the option to report the Supplementary Obtuse Angle when programming Angle Between from the 'Tolerance' ribbon. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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

Tech Tip #56 : Circle Measurements In a Cone

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 04:25 PM

Reviewing the procedure to put a circle measurement inside cone geometry. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer. 

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

Tech Tip #55 : Material Side Short Keys

Posted by Cecil Deline on Wed, Jul 05, 2017 @ 05:04 PM

Reviewing the NEW enhancements, specifically Short Keys, to help when needing to flip features or add material condition. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00734 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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Topics: origin international, CheckMate, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #54 : Workplane Enhancements

Posted by Cecil Deline on Mon, Jun 12, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

Reviewing the NEW enhancements to help picking points on the workplane directly above the part. Requires CheckMate 14.0.00712 for SOLIDWORKS® or newer.

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Topics: origin international, CheckMate, CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Tech Tip #53 : Bug in Microsoft Windows compression utility

Posted by Cecil Deline on Thu, May 04, 2017 @ 11:28 AM

Reviewing a Bug in Microsoft Windows compression utility. (zip)

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Topics: Microsoft Compression Utility

Tech Tip #52 : Measuring Circle In Non Circular Hole

Posted by Cecil Deline on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 01:21 PM

Reviewing how to create circle measurements with the CAD geometry that is a curved surface, in CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS®

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Topics: CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS