Jesse Powers

Simplifying wires, tubing, routing, etc

Discussion created by Jesse Powers on Dec 12, 2017
Latest reply on Dec 12, 2017 by Jeremiah Feist

Any thoughts on modeling wires, tube routing, etc in assys and parts with a polygon profile instead of a circle to reduce computational load?  Maybe a 5-side or 7-side polygon-- something simple and not used in general so it can be recognized as a cable, etc?  Is this a decent idea?  I have large, (2x2x7)-meter assemblies with 800+ parts.


Please consider "getting a better computer/hardware" as an obvious and off-topic answer.  I'm just curious about the merit of polygon wires, etc...