In Creo, some shape surface sets that are selected for removal contain surfaces that are shared by shapes included in the surface set, and shapes that are not included in the surface set. The system automatically splits these shared surfaces so that only the portions of the shared surfaces that belong to the selected shapes... Continue Reading →
How to trim a quilt in Creo using curves?
Quilts in Creo can be trimmed in a few ways (see below). Adding a cut or slot as you do to remove material from solid featuresTrimming the quilt at its intersection with another quilt or to its own silhouette edge as it appears in a certain viewFilleting corners of the quiltTrimming along a datum curve... Continue Reading →
How to replace an entity in Creo sketcher?
In Creo Parametric, you can replace an entity and redefine a section after several features are created. The children of the replaced entity are automatically rerouted to the new entity. To replace one of the sketcher entities in the part, use the below steps Step 1: In Sketcher, sketch the... Continue Reading →
Have you tried the enhanced mini toolbar in Creo?
In Creo Parametric 4.0, when objects of different types are selected, a single invariant toolbar would appear. This has been improved with Creo 5.0 as shown below For selection of surface + datum axis For selection of surface + quilt For selection of datum + surface + round ... Continue Reading →
Did you know about improved control of visibility by object type in Creo?
PTC has improved the control of visibility by object type in Part and Assembly modes by adding 2 commands - Show All or Show All Except There are 3 ways to access these new, additional commands for Showing and Hiding objects 1. From View Tab 2. Mini toolbar from graphics area 3. From Model Tree... Continue Reading →
Did you know that defining radial dimensions in Creo is more intuitive now?
PTC has improved the workflow for creating radial dimensions. The Typical creation of radial dimension provides upto 4 flip states that represents different witness line and arrow configurations. Starting with Creo 5.0, the definition of flip states is improved to provide better default states, depending on the position of the pointer. This provides visual feedback... Continue Reading →
Did you know that you can assign different appearances to the same component in Creo?
We can now capture multiple appearance combinations for the same part and assembly and easily switch between appearance variants. Use Appearance state instead of Combined state. To do this goto View Manager to set the appearance state of your component. You can also use appearance states inside combined states and switch between... Continue Reading →
Did you know that you can create a midplane between selected references in Creo?
Datum Plane tool in Creo provides an option to create a mid-plane between selected references. The enhancement has made it easier to understand how constraints can be changed. Also its faster to define datum planes especially in conjunction with operations such as Mirror. Depending on the geometric situation, the midplane can be created parallel to... Continue Reading →
About Creo Drawing formats & Standards
Lewis Lawrence and William Friend from Weatherford, covered Drawing Formats & Standards in one of their webinar. Here are some snippets from their presentation- Creo uses startup scripts to copy standards in place Creo Standard Configurations in place by product line Every install of Creo uses a defined set of configuration files, specific to location... Continue Reading →
Not steakholders but stakeholders for your Model Based journey
No, I'm not talking about Steakholders but Stakeholders for realizing Model Based Definition & Model Based Enterprise. Let me begin by defining MBD and MBE. Model Based Definition (MBD) is about creating rich “Technical Data Packages (TDP)” which includes 3D model and associated data elements that fully define the product in a manner that can... Continue Reading →