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cad.westie
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Insulation Problem

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11-21-2010 07:50 PM

Does anyone know why the insulation looks misaligned with the elbow centerlines (see attached image) ? It only seems  to do this on my elbows where the radius is smaller than the elbow length ie the elbows have a small straight at each end.

 

Peter

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Bob
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Re: Insulation Problem

11-29-2010 10:15 AM in reply to: cad.westie

Which snap are you using when placing the insulation symbol?

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cad.westie
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Re: Insulation Problem

11-29-2010 11:38 AM in reply to: cad.westie

I am not attaching insulation to the line I am selecting the line and then in properties pallette applying an insulation type & thickness to it. I believe the problem is due to the elbows having a straight stub on each end and the insulation doesnt seem to allow for this.

 

Regards, Peter.

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neonade
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Re: Insulation Problem

07-14-2011 07:12 PM in reply to: cad.westie

This should have the same values, are these customized elbow?

 



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bartosz_przychodniak
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Re: Insulation Problem

10-11-2012 06:55 AM in reply to: neonade

Has anybody another idea? I have the same problem, and radius in spec editor isn't a solution of the problem.

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Re: Insulation Problem

10-11-2012 11:53 PM in reply to: cad.westie

Sorry for a mess. After some more tries the solution is working. I forgot to account fasteners in radius value.

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