Is it possible to create an assembly drawing with a BOM that calls out spools instead of parts? If I can't define the locations of each spool in the overall assembly on my drawings there is too much room for error.
In the experience of my collegues and me it's possible to make either a traditional BOM (fittings and pipe) or to make one which mentions the different pipe.asm's. which combined make an actual pipe or particular zone of a pipe.
(With pipe.asm I mean the lowest asm level in routing, the one that actually contains the 3DSketch that dictates the Route. With PIPE.asm I mean the asm that contains the pipe.asm)
This way it was possible for us to make a BOM that mentions the different 'spool pieces' was because each spool piece was a seperate pipe.asm in different PIPE.asm's or several combined in one PIPE.asm. I hope that makes sense to you.
Spools (= as in defined within SW 2012) are still very much a work in progress and although promising are, as far as our usage for it would be, far from being prime time material. In other words we don't find it stable nor does it all do what one normally would expect from it.
That is what I was afraid of. I guess my plan of action will be to manually call out each spool and take your advice on the next project.
Thanks for the quick reply.
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