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by Top'Noob
Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Cam 7
Topic: TS7 CAM
Replies: 11
Views: 12332

TS7 CAM

I am getting really desperate for some new information. I keep on going to the TopSolid 7 website hoping for some news about TS7 CAM but there haven't been any press releases or anything for so long... Anybody have some fresh information ? rumors ? gossip ? I'll take just about anything at this poin...
by Top'Noob
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mirror items
Replies: 2
Views: 5964

Hello MJGibbs, Welcome to the forum. Here is a snippet from the "User Guide"... Mirror Part When creating an assembly with symmetrical sections using asymmetrical parts, you need to have "left" and "right" models for these parts. That is, you have two parts, with one being a mirror image of the othe...
by Top'Noob
Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: TS7 drafting help
Replies: 3
Views: 4321

Thanks Olaio ! I still do not have a clear understanding of the whole situation but I was able to get better results using your advice. I'll have to keep playing with this as time permits. After I get just a little better I'll be using the new version for all of my electrodes and the associated docu...
by Top'Noob
Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: TS7 drafting help
Replies: 3
Views: 4321

TS7 drafting help

Hello, I have a TS7 assembly document with some cavity blocks and an electrode. How can I create a draft document with some specific entities from the assembly ? I want my draft to include the lower cavity block and the blue electrode. I can't figure out how to choose which entities are shown in the...
by Top'Noob
Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Real time data update
Replies: 6
Views: 6392

I am just starting to get involved with TS7 personally but so far it seems that the intent was to make it very easy to get into the sketch and make a change. I think that once we get used to this new style of working the simplification provided by editing the sketch without seeing the part will be s...
by Top'Noob
Tue Nov 10, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Analyze Geometry
Replies: 0
Views: 2644

Analyze Geometry

Hello,

In TS7 does anybody know how to access a feature equivalent to Analyze Geometry in earlier versions ?

For example I have a face which I know is a conical face with 1 degree angle but how can I analyze this information in TS7 :?:
by Top'Noob
Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: [Solved] Run Time Error
Replies: 4
Views: 9217

Hello, Is it possible for you to upgrade to the latest version of TopSolid version 6? I am having good luck with 6.10.232 Regarding multiple cores I believe the first version to take advantage of multiple cores will be TopSolid version 7. TopSolid version 7 Design is available now but the Mold and C...
by Top'Noob
Fri Oct 23, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Is there a taper tool?
Replies: 4
Views: 5671

Glad to have been of some assistance ! :)
by Top'Noob
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:45 am
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

Hi again Bill, Actually when I had the TS toolpaths calculating I was only trying for one at a time however MC was also calculating heavily in the background so it's pretty likely that I was into the swap file. I'll have to look into the keywords. I am actually in a very busy cycle at work currently...
by Top'Noob
Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

LOL I looked it up this morning.
by Top'Noob
Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

Hi Bill, Great to hear about TopTool. Computer used for the calculations was a pretty hot box in my opinion... CAS: CoolerMaster Centurion 590 RC-590 Mid-Tower CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-965 Extreme Edition 3.2 GHz 8M L3 Cache LGA1366 [+796] CD: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL L...
by Top'Noob
Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

TopSolid Challenge

Here are the actual parameters I used for my toolpaths... 1. Facing with 2.5" insert cutter at depth of z-.020 (single pass, 3000 rpm, 20 ipm, 75% stepover) 2. Rough Pocket outer shape only with 3/4" insert cutter (stock to leave "0", max stepdown .050, 45% stepover, no plunge allowed, 6000 rpm, 80 ...
by Top'Noob
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

The absolute largest defect in the TopSolid'Cam package is TopTool. Yes, Top Tool is not a function or feature and really needs to be regarded as a bug. Yes, the whole thing. :twisted: I gave TopSolid'Cam a good try. I programmed everything required for our shop for several weeks and really tried to...
by Top'Noob
Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Is there a taper tool?
Replies: 4
Views: 5671

Hello, The attached file shows how I would approach the situation. I created a spline similar to your pic. Then I created coordinate systems "on curve & point" at each end of the spline and also at the transition point between straight & tapered. On each coordinate system I created a circle of the d...
by Top'Noob
Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Design 7
Topic: Mold & Cam modules
Replies: 14
Views: 12722

I can't wait until March !

We've been paying maintenance on TS Cam for a lot of years now and have not been using it at all because it just hasn't been able to compete with our other CAM software. :roll:

I have very high expectations for TS7 Cam and I hope I'm not disappointed. :twisted: