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RasmusDan1elsen
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Alternative materials

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10-05-2012 02:22 AM

Hi 

Anyone know where to find/import alternative materialstyles

egg. AISI 301? EN 1,4310?

 

Working whit sheet metal parts an missing a lot of materials.

 

I know how change the existing materials, but would rather import them from the web.

 

Regards

Rasmus

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Re: Alternative materials

10-22-2012 12:02 AM in reply to: RasmusDan1elsen

Hi,

 

I am not much clear what you wanted to do. What I know is: you can add a new material by Materials.Add and the material can set the RenderStyle which could configure some parameters from the params of the source material.



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Re: Alternative materials

10-22-2012 01:12 AM in reply to: xiaodong.liang
I'm looking to import materials. I do not know from where( fx. Supplyer)and if it's possible? Venlig hilsen/ Best Regard Rasmus Danielsen AH Metal Solutions A/S
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Re: Alternative materials

10-30-2012 08:12 PM in reply to: RasmusDan1elsen

Sorry, I am not still not clear what you meant by "Import Material".

 

In UI, you can create material, open existing library. Did you meant the equivalent ability of API?



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Re: Alternative materials

10-30-2012 10:41 PM in reply to: xiaodong.liang
Yes. The same as API. An also if some metalsupplyers can supply the data for import. Venlig hilsen/ Best Regard Rasmus Danielsen AH Metal Solutions A/S
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Re: Alternative materials

10-31-2012 03:56 AM in reply to: RasmusDan1elsen

I guess its the same what I'm looking for, some pre defined materials with the right properties values of it standard, like AISI 304, ASTM A-36, ANSI XX, etc....

here I didnt find any site with files to import, so I had to create one by one, at least the more usuals here...

 

 

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Re: Alternative materials

11-14-2012 07:00 PM in reply to: tuliobarata

Hi,

 

What I can see is: you have to add the materials youself with the current API. I did not see a way to import a material. Sorry.



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