#SEU - 604 drafting in solid edge a hands-on experience - steve webb

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In this Solid Edge Draft hands-on training session, we will take a look at some of the new tools offered in ST5 Draft environment. These tools include Alternate Position Views, Section View Hatch Override, Balloon Enhancements, Callout Aspect Ratio, Dimension Enhancements, Dimension Alignment, and Tables and Parts List. Another area we will focus on is enhancements to dimensions formatting which will cover aligning dimension and working with the formatting. New enhancement to make drawings more user-friendly and comply with company standards.

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#SEU - 604 drafting in solid edge a hands-on experience - steve webb

  1. 1. Draft in Solid Edge:A Hands-on ExperienceSteve WebbSIEMENS PLM SoftwareSolid Edge Field Support #SEU12
  2. 2. Presenter backgroundPresenter background:  Steve is an Applications Engineer in the Solid Edge Field Support group. He has over 25 years of experience in Mechanical Design Engineering and Mechanical CAD. He has held roles as an Application Engineer and Educator at Siemens PLM Software, PTC, Saratech Inc and Moderntech SI. Before moving into the CAD Industry, Steve applied his CAD knowledge in industries including hydraulic gear pumps, high speed packaging equipment, and textile equipment. He holds a two year drafting certification from the Williamston Career and Technology Center.Areas of Expertise:  Solid Edge Draft, UI and Competitive Analysis © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 2 Siemens PLM Software
  3. 3. World Class DraftDesign challenges to be solved What makes a World Class Drawing?How Solid Edge meets the challenge Solid Edge ST5 adds new ways for you to create world class manufacturing drawings. Today we’ll learn new capabilities including: automatic view folding, alternate position views, live detail views, automatic sheet creation for large tables, and new Dimension and annotation tools. These new capabilities will help you get designs to production faster. © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 3 Siemens PLM Software
  4. 4. Hands-onCreate a new drawing New  General tab  QuickLook Sheet.dft © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 4 Siemens PLM Software
  5. 5. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Let’s start out using the View Wizard command. Browse to 604_Solid Edge-Draft/Draft-Alternate Position  Select ChuteAssembly.asm Open © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 5 Siemens PLM Software
  6. 6. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Let’s start out using the View Wizard command. Browse to 604_Solid Edge-Draft/Draft-Alternate Position  Select ChuteAssembly.asm Open Next Next Select right view Finish and place view © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 6 Siemens PLM Software
  7. 7. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Right mouse click this view Select Set Primary and Alternate Position © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 7 Siemens PLM Software
  8. 8. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Change Primary to 15 Degrees Add Alternate 90 and 30 Degrees Click Ok and Update Views © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 8 Siemens PLM Software
  9. 9. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Select Principal View and drag off the center view to the right of the center view © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved. Page 9 Siemens PLM Software
  10. 10. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Right mouse click this view Select Set Primary and Alternate Position © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 10 Siemens PLM Software
  11. 11. Hands-onAlternate Position Views Make Primary Closed Turn off all Alternate views Update Views © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 11 Siemens PLM Software
  12. 12. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet creation Switch to the Tables tab Parts List command  Pick drawing view  From the properties pulldown select New Table.  Click anywhere on the sheet. © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 12 Siemens PLM Software
  13. 13. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet creation Notice the two new sheet tabs Take a look at the two new tabs © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 13 Siemens PLM Software
  14. 14. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet Delete Table Switch back to the Tables tab Crtl+A then hit delete Select No © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 14 Siemens PLM Software
  15. 15. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet – Steps Parts List command  Pick view  Go into properties  On the General tab make these selections. © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 15 Siemens PLM Software
  16. 16. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet – Steps Switch to the Locations tab © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 16 Siemens PLM Software
  17. 17. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet – Steps Switch to the Columns tab Select each Column and change Column width © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 17 Siemens PLM Software
  18. 18. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet – Steps Switch to the General tab In the Saved settings field enter My Table Click Save Click anywhere in the drawing Notice the new sheets © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 18 Siemens PLM Software
  19. 19. Hands-onAutomatic Table Sheet – Steps Right mouse click the Parts List and select Properties Switch to the List Control tab  Change from Top-Level to Atomic list  Ok Now notice you have 14 sheets Right mouse click the Parts List and select Properties Switch to the List Control tab  Change from Atomic list to Top-Level  Ok © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 19 Siemens PLM Software
  20. 20. Hands-onTable Grouping Table Grouping is grouping like items in any Solid Edge table. © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 20 Siemens PLM Software
  21. 21. Hands-onTable Grouping Switch to the Groups tab  Go into the Parts List command and select the view.  Parts Lists Properties  Select the Columns tab  Display the following columns for your parts list © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 21 Siemens PLM Software
  22. 22. Hands-onTable Grouping Now pick the Groups tab  Enter the following information © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 22 Siemens PLM Software
  23. 23. Hands-onTable Grouping Group Header  Select the cell called My Assembly.  Insert 3 Rows  Enter the following information © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 23 Siemens PLM Software
  24. 24. Hands-onTable Grouping Group Header  Select the cell called My Manufactured.  Insert 3 Rows  Enter the following information © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 24 Siemens PLM Software
  25. 25. Hands-onTable Grouping Group Header  Select the cell called My Purchased.  Insert 3 Rows  Enter the following information  Click OK  Place the table © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 25 Siemens PLM Software
  26. 26. Hands-onTable Grouping Should look like this © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 26 Siemens PLM Software
  27. 27. Hands-onTable Grouping Double left mouse click the table. Make these changes Ok Notice the Assemblies name was removed and Purchased added © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 27 Siemens PLM Software
  28. 28. Hands-onTable Grouping Double left mouse click the table. Select the List Control tab Change from Top-Level to Atomic list Ok © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 28 Siemens PLM Software
  29. 29. Hands-onFolded Views Switch to the Folded Views sheet.  View Wizard  Browse to 604_Solid Edge-Draft/Drawing view Folding and select seva01.par  Open  Next  Finish © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 29 Siemens PLM Software
  30. 30. Hands-onFolded Views Create a drawing to look like this: © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 30 Siemens PLM Software
  31. 31. Hands-onDetail View Create a Detail view to look like this: Drag Detail circle around view © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 31 Siemens PLM Software
  32. 32. Hands-onDimensions Create this two dimensions using Smart dimensions.  Watch how we can quickly align dimensions Next we will look at switching from a Diameter dimension to a Radial dimension using the letter “D” on the keyboard. © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 32 Siemens PLM Software
  33. 33. Hands-onBullets and Numbers Switch to the Aspect Ratio sheet  Solid Edge now support Roman Numerals. Select everything in the right side text box.  Add Roman Numerals © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 33 Siemens PLM Software
  34. 34. Hands-onAspect Ratio In Solid Edge ST5 we can change text in a text box from © Siemens AG 2012. All Rights Reserved.Page 34 Siemens PLM Software
  35. 35. Thank You!Questions? #SEU12

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