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We had a custom part needed to be fabricated, guy bent bar stock to desired shape, gave to me. Now I am trying to reverse engineer to get manufacturing drawings and try to figure out the best way to get a straight length. I created a 3d sketch and sweep on the line for the shape. I can measure the straight lengths and arc lengths, but is there a better way to calculate this? I tried doing as sheet metal so I could create a flat pattern, but with round bar it doesn't seem logical, also tried making square and then fillet the edges but that didn't work well either. There are bends at different a
I upgraded form MEP 2012 to MEP 2013 a few months ago and have been unable to get past a bug. I used to paste values or series of commands in the command bar until this edition, in which I can only past items. Whenever I copy items from Excel (either single value or multiple cells) and Ctrl+V paste in the command bar it always brings up PASTECLIP. Does anybody know a setting/option/command that can put it back to values pasted in the command bar? Thanks