DME Sprue Bushings WRONG

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DME Sprue Bushings WRONG

Unread post by Top'Noob » Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:36 pm

Hello,

I have noticed an issue with sprue bushings.

I selected a DME 6604-O_5/32-R_1/2

The "O" is incorrect.

The DME catalog shows the "O" dimension at the bottom of the spherical nozzle radius.

TopSolid's user interface shows the dimension coming from the opposite end of the sprue bushing but even worse the dimension is not correct at either end. TopSolid is reporting the "d1" as .1562 but analyzing the component shows that the small end is .116 and the large end is .266 (trimmed length). The worst part of this is that I cannot edit the "d1" dimension because it is greyed out.

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Unread post by Larry M. » Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:20 am

All DME Sprue bushing are and have been wrong for years. Try to use a 3/4" rad once. The "O" size never changes. This has been reported many times. Just another thing the end user has to correct.

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Unread post by Bill » Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:57 pm

I recieved a message this morning that this too has been submitted to the dev team....
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Sprue "o" dimension

Unread post by TRietsma » Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:57 pm

I found if you click on the d1 in the box to the right, it will let you change the "O" dimension. Not sure why but I have been doing this for some time.
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