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material in feature tree - assembly

Question asked by John Wayman on May 3, 2016
Latest reply on May 6, 2016 by John Wayman

I'm sure I remember finding a way to have my feature tree display the material assigned to each part in an assembly. It was another column, I think.

I can't find out how to do it now, though. Is there a way?

I would like an easy, visual way of ensuring that the mass properties of an assembly are approximately correct. If I can see that one or more parts does not have a material assigned, I can see that the mass properties of that part and thus the whole assembly will be incorrect.

In Pro/E, I used to have the density of each part shown in a column. It achieves the same end, but happened to be simpler to implement than material, for some reason.

 

 

SW2014, SP5.

 

Cheers,

 

 

John

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