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by michelle
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Posslbe to dig inside "TopSolid Machinig Tools" library?
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Posslbe to dig inside "TopSolid Machinig Tools" library?

Ahh yes! Thanks Andi, that is exactly what I am looking for!! Also - thanks Bill for your helpful tip on look at the parameters.

Thank-you!
by michelle
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Posslbe to dig inside "TopSolid Machinig Tools" library?
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Posslbe to dig inside "TopSolid Machinig Tools" library?

Hi there, I want to see how certain tools were defined in the pre-installed "TopSolid Machining Library". At the moment if I open a part in this library and then go to the "Machining compoent Wizard" to see how the tool has been defined I get the below error message (read only). Is it somehow possib...
by michelle
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud

Hello, I wrote to both Machining Cloud and an advanced TopSolid user who I also asked. I'll post their answers below in case it is of interest to anyone else. I've shortened both a bit replies a little. Thanks John - please do email me which ever documents you have on Tooling. The only ones I have a...
by michelle
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud

[deleting this post as it is redundant in light of reply from Machining Cloud below]
by michelle
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Using TopSolid with Machining Cloud

Hi there, I've just stumbled across www.machiningcloud.com and was quite surprised to see that in fact TopSolid is a partner of Machining Cloud. I don't really know enough about Machining Cloud yet but I have watched this introductory video https://youtu.be/-Fa6uX8NIZ0 Q1) Could anyone shed some lig...
by michelle
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: How to remove groves from surface?
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: How to remove groves from surface?

Perfect, thanks Remi - that's it! I just had to remove the faces in the right order. Thank-you!
by michelle
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: How to remove groves from surface?
Replies: 4
Views: 241

How to remove groves from surface?

Hello, I would like to remove these grooves from my toolholder model (imported) in order to simplify it. Usually I use a function Surfaces>Removing>(type=faces, Healtype=Cap) but here it does not work. Could anyone please suggest how to remove these grooves such that the constant diameter cylinder i...
by michelle
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: What is "Shank Maximal(Minimal) diameter"?
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: What is "Shank Maximal(Minimal) diameter"?

Hi Remi Do you mean that "shank min/max diameter" actually refers to the *INNER* diameter of the tool holder where the actual tool will fit inside of? I had assumed it means the outside diameter and could not understand why this was significant. (Sorry Andi I don't have an answer to your question) T...
by michelle
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: What is "Shank Maximal(Minimal) diameter"?
Replies: 4
Views: 253

What is "Shank Maximal(Minimal) diameter"?

Hello, I'm using the Machining Component Wizard to define a toolholder. I am a bit confused about the fields which are requested below. Questions: 1. What is a "Publishing" 2. For the attached screenshot, what is Shank Maximal diameter? a, b, c, d, or e? 3. For the attached screenshot, what is Shank...
by michelle
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: Explanation of Machining Component Wizard
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Explanation of Machining Component Wizard

Hi there, I'm working through a tutorial TopSolid.TG.Cam.Tools.v7.10.Us.pdf . On page 11 of this tutorial I am busy stepping through the Tools>Functions>TopSolid CAM Wizards > Machining Component Wizard.. I am currently on the step as shown in the screenshot below. I don't really understand this ste...
by michelle
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Opening ports for TopSolid'Server installation
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Re: Opening ports for TopSolid'Server installation

Thanks Bill. We should have this forum renamed to the MichelleBillAndSometimesRemiForum. haha. Thank-you!
by michelle
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: TopSolid Update: Unable to connect to update server
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: TopSolid Update: Unable to connect to update server

I'm not sure if this is what the solution is, but after doing these steps it worked:

1. Using setup.exe uninstalled everything (including TS Update)
2. Deleted the TopsolidPDM folder
3. Restarted my machine
4. Ran setup.exe again

And now its working.
by michelle
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Opening ports for TopSolid'Server installation
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Opening ports for TopSolid'Server installation

Hello, To install TopSolid'Server the installation guide says to open ports ​8086, 8088 and 8096 on the server's firewall. I am double firewalled - that is, I have a firewall which runs on the server itself as well as a Cisco firewall at my internet service provider where all traffic to or from the ...
by michelle
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: ERROR: "Stock update is stopped because boolean operation failure"
Replies: 0
Views: 252

ERROR: "Stock update is stopped because boolean operation failure"

Hello, I received the below error whilst working through page 89 of the Milling Entry training guide . Basically I milled the top face (dark blue) out of the stock without error. Then I attempted to go down and mill the face where my arrow is pointing and I got this error. Could anyone explain to me...
by michelle
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: How to change tool starting position for simulation
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: How to change tool starting position for simulation

That's a fabulous trick, thanks Bill!