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n.schotten

slots in bolted connection.

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by Contributor n.schotten on ‎02-11-2013 02:47 AM

I often make slots from a bolted connection hole to allow for adjustments. I would find it handy if this could be done straight in/from the connection. Ofcourse there are issues like if you want a centered slot or an offset slot. And the orientation relative to the part(s). A curved slot would be nice to. Especialy since you have added these 2 slot types to Franklin.

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by Contributor steve.west on ‎02-11-2013 01:17 PM

Agreed. Contraining bolted connections onto slots can be time consuming

by thijs on ‎02-27-2013 08:36 AM

And provide slots to the hole feature as well. Sometimes you want to create an hole into a slot feature.

 

i-feature isn`t a solution. It only one at the time on each sketch point (so you have to create every slot one by one) and its take too much time to place a i-feature.

 

(i-have seen on video`s that Solid Edge has it since the latest version)

by Employee on ‎03-19-2013 12:56 PM
Status changed to: Under Review
 
by kevinb on ‎04-23-2014 10:23 AM

Would it be possible to force the bolt to slide along the slot center?  That's usually what that slot is for.

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