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Lap Joint Flange???

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07-02-2012 08:59 AM

i have a spec which contains Lap Joint Flanges (stub ins) and for some reason only the 4" size is giving me problems. Going from a 4" pump nozzle to a 4" vessel nozzle i can not get it all connected. i keep getting the "AUTOROUTING CANNOT FIND ANY PATHS" error. 


i tred placing all the fittings and pipe with out usinig autoroute but to no avail.

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Registered: ‎10-05-2009
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Re: Lap Joint Flange???

07-02-2012 09:18 AM in reply to: thebearjed

come to find out the pump nozzle was .00001742" lower than the tank nozzle. this is a bit ridiclous, we are not building the space shuttle here. there must be some way to tell the program to round to the nearest 1/16" or so.

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Re: Lap Joint Flange???

07-04-2012 07:28 AM in reply to: thebearjed

I think the problem still exists in plant 3D 2013: I sometimes get the same error and when I measure I see that there is a difference of .000000782 mm. Yes Milimeters ! There should be a way of configuring how accurate this gap can or may be.

Maybe for version 2014 ??????


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