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Color of welds

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03-06-2007 05:24 AM
Does anyone know a way to change the color of welds?
Lets say I have a green painted structure and therefore want to have green-looking welds in my weld-assembly?
*Dennis Jeffrey
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Re: Color of welds

03-06-2007 05:49 AM in reply to: Tozen
Yes. Insert weldment assembly into another assembly file.

Select the weldment in the assy and change the color.



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Does anyone know a way to change the color of welds?
Lets say I have a green painted structure and therefore want to have
green-looking welds in my weld-assembly?
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Re: Color of welds

03-06-2007 06:37 AM in reply to: Tozen
Thanks Dennis!
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Re: Color of welds

05-11-2007 07:59 AM in reply to: Tozen
Anyone know how to change the colour of a weld for a rendered image (inventor studio).

each time i render an image the colour of the weld goes back to its original colour (grey texture) even though i've created a new style for welds (i want them red with the texture overlayed)

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Re: Color of welds

04-12-2012 01:09 AM in reply to: Tozen

5 years on, another way of doing this is to change the color style for the weld, but leave the weld bitmap so it still looks like weld metal, but painted.

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Re: Changing color of welds for rendring in Inventor Studio

03-04-2013 11:14 PM in reply to: Tozen

The welds do not take the color set in the View -> Appearance -> Color listbox when the view actually renders.

For the welds to be the desired color in the rendered view, do this:

- Open the assembly containing the welds. Find the material used for the welds by right-clicking

  the Welds entry in the browser and selecting iProperties.

- Then open the Manage -> Styles Editor and find the material.

- Change the color style used in the listbox.

- Choose yes to save edits.

(If you have an assembly welded into another assembly with welds already made - make sure to change both.)

(PS: For some assemblies with only one part and welds, I have found it necessary to change the color of the weldment material in the PART also - even if no welds are done in the part - only changing it for the assembly does not work)

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