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Mason-Paul
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Message 11 of 20 (756 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

01-23-2013 10:02 AM in reply to: Rfechner

Add-in sure is wrong 55 deg is BS Whitworth angle of thread where as Metric is 60 deg.

 

DID you look at the OTHER attachments the square cut thread example??

 

Here is the part that thread on that spindle mates with, it'll give you an idear of how to cut/form internal threads, then add a not on your drawings.

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Rfechner
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Message 12 of 20 (752 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

01-23-2013 10:12 AM in reply to: Mason-Paul

Hi Mason-Paul,

 

I did look at your examples, thank you for providing those. I now understand I should stay away from the add-in. I hope people are not blindly using it expecting the threads to turn out correct. It got me in a little hot water here at work!

 

Regards,

Ryan

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JDMather
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Message 13 of 20 (745 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

01-23-2013 10:28 AM in reply to: Rfechner

From the Quick Start.doc

British Standard Whitworth.PNG

 

British Standard Whitworth

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Message 14 of 20 (742 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

01-23-2013 10:32 AM in reply to: JDMather

This certainly explains things, I feel rather silly now. If only I would have taken the time to read.

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grim2020
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Message 15 of 20 (369 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

04-16-2014 06:36 AM in reply to: JDMather

I'm curous as to why ANSI/ASME was not included as a template.

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grim2020
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Message 16 of 20 (361 Views)

Re: IRe: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

04-16-2014 08:01 AM in reply to: grim2020

This seem to do the job

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KYLEFYSH
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Message 17 of 20 (321 Views)

Re: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

05-15-2014 05:15 PM in reply to: Mason-Paul

When I try this method, there is no tread listed for me to turn to a real thread

by the thread modellor

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Re: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

05-15-2014 05:31 PM in reply to: KYLEFYSH

Post some screen shots.

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Message 19 of 20 (61 Views)

Re: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

11-11-2014 02:28 PM in reply to: JDMather

Do you know where I can download Thread Modeler for Autodesk Inventor 2015? Link JDMather provided is dead.

 

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Re: Add-in Thread Modeler Issues

11-11-2014 02:49 PM in reply to: jeffjensen

https://apps.exchange.autodesk.com/INVNTOR/en/List/Search?searchboxstore=INVNTOR&facet=&collection=&...

 

Looks like it is still using Whitworth threadform.

I haven't seen that since 20 yrs back into the last century making parts for a British tobacco company.

 

Pretty easy to "roll you own" based on the example.

 

Whitworth.PNG

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