33 Kudos
ericlynch7405

Frame Generator - Notch With A Gap

Status: Accepted
by ericlynch7405 on ‎11-14-2012 05:37 AM

When Notching one frame member to another, there is no option to have a gap between the two members. In our line of manufacturing, there must be at least a 1/8" gap for fittiment and welding.

Status: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14240]. Thanks!
Comments
by 3D4Play on ‎11-24-2012 09:38 PM

YES! Not only a gap, but modifications to the notch, such as a fillet. Our notch setback is typically 1/2", and they are filleted at the back end (end of notch away from the mating member). In order to accomplish this I have to do a separate sketch and cut/extrude on the frame member, whcih sometimes goes whacked when the frame member changes (not always though).

by maartenverbunt on ‎01-04-2013 06:29 AM

Yes, another great addition to the frame generator.

by Employee BryanKelley on ‎01-28-2013 02:09 PM
Status changed to: Under Review
This project [US14240] is under review by the development team.
by Employee dan.szymanski on ‎03-14-2013 08:29 AM
Status changed to: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14240]. Thanks!
by greg.barnes on ‎09-13-2013 08:55 AM

How about an option to quickly detail the notch dims... Especially if you have an oddball notch

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
IdeaStation Guidelines
Review guidelines and best practices
before posting a new idea.

Inventor Exchange Apps

Created by the community for the community, Autodesk Exchange Apps for Autodesk Inventor helps you achieve greater speed, accuracy, and automation from concept to manufacturing.

Connect with Inventor

Twitter

Facebook

Blogs

Pinterest

Youtube