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UK material Library

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08-28-2013 07:31 AM

Hi all,

 

Does anybody know where I can get a downloadable materials library for UK / ISO standard engineering materials? (such as steel bars, pipes, plates etc.)

 

The autodesk materials library has all the American stuff in, I just can't find anything that we would use in the UK.

 

Thanks in advance

Jazz
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Re: UK material Library

08-28-2013 07:58 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13
Are you talking about content center? The material library just has stuff like "Steel, Mild".
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Re: UK material Library

08-28-2013 08:02 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13

No, the content centre is fine, I need the materials (ie 316 Stainless Steel, S355 J2 Carbon Steel, BS EN 10305-3/5 Grade E220 for tubes etc.)

 

With it being all standard materials surely Autodesk should have it hidden somewhere?

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Re: UK material Library

08-28-2013 08:16 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13
I guess the confusion is in that we (Americans) don't get real material either. We don't have 304, 1015, etc., we just get "Steel, Mild", and "Stainless Steel".
I made my own material library and populated it with all of the stuff we use at my shop. If your commonly used materials list isn't too lengthy then this is what I would recommend for you as well.
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Re: UK material Library

08-28-2013 08:27 AM in reply to: mrattray

Hi Mike,

 

Have a look at the attached pics.  These are in the Autodesk library

Jazz
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Re: UK material Library

08-28-2013 09:51 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13

Where does that library come from?

All I had for the "stock" materials was this:

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Re: UK material Library

08-29-2013 12:07 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13

Materials3.png

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Re: UK material Library

08-29-2013 12:09 AM in reply to: JazzJPH13

Also - If anyone could tell me if it's possible to recover materials from 2012 to put into 2014 I'd appreciate it.

 

When we had the CAD company come in and update the software, we decided not to bring materials across as they're apparently difficult/time consuming to do.  

 

However I'm getting it in the ear about not having the materials so if anyone has any pointers on what I can do to bring the old materials back I'd appreciate it.

Jazz
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Re: UK material Library

09-09-2013 12:40 AM in reply to: mrattray

Hi Mike,

 

Did you find that material library on your Inventor?

Jazz
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