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by shaise
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: help on sheet metal script
Replies: 187
Views: 8914

Re: help on sheet metal script

jaisejames wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:01 am
new extend implementation. could pls check it.
Hi jaisejames,

The new system looks as if the metal is twisted. old system looked clean.

old system:
old_auto_miter.png
old_auto_miter.png (16.13 KiB) Viewed 178 times
new system:
new_auto_miter.png
new_auto_miter.png (21.42 KiB) Viewed 178 times
and also, when you set unfold to true you get:
new_auto_miter2.png
new_auto_miter2.png (5.39 KiB) Viewed 178 times

shai
by shaise
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 167
Views: 24803

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

1. can you post your exact freecad version?
goto help -> about FreeCad and click "copy to clipboard". then paste here.
2. are you sure you have the latest fastener workbench? (use add-on manager to update)
by shaise
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: help on sheet metal script
Replies: 187
Views: 8914

Re: help on sheet metal script

Hi jaisejames, Very nice indeed!!! But before I merge it, you need to change the nesting of the folds in the tree view. This is the nesting now: foldwall1.png When you are outside a body, this is ok and should look like that, but inside a body this should look different. All the folds should be one ...
by shaise
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: help on sheet metal script
Replies: 187
Views: 8914

Re: help on sheet metal script

Its a nice feature, but unless most of the issues are resolved, I do not think it should be merged.
by shaise
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: help on sheet metal script
Replies: 187
Views: 8914

Re: help on sheet metal script

A simple Solid shape to sheet metal tool Great feature! However I found out that the order of selecting the edges sometimes generate error. For example in the attached file, if you select the edges in the following order, it makes an error: solidsm1.png The error: Traceback (most recent call last):...
by shaise
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Screw Maker
Replies: 111
Views: 44325

Re: Screw Maker

Hi Ulrich, It looks like with OCC V7.2 (FreeCad 0.17 & up) there are some issues with creating nuts with real threads. For example M4 or M5 nut, Iso 4032. the error I get: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/shaise/Documents/Personal/freecad/FreeCAD_Macros/ScrewMaker.FCMacro", line 195...
by shaise
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 2266

Re: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling

PLA on original Prusa i3 MK3
by shaise
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 2266

Re: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling

Hi Everyone, Due to repeated requests I have decided to implement MostlyHarmless's feature in order to 3D print functional screws and nuts. Instead of doing it as a property of each fastener, I have added general settings section (Edit -> preferences -> fasteners) to enable/disable/tweak fastener th...
by shaise
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: help on sheet metal script
Replies: 187
Views: 8914

Re: help on sheet metal script

Hi f3nix, The problem is difference between European and American standard of k_facror (one of them is 1/2 the other). I have now changed the unfold system to European standard (which is compatible with Ulrich's original unfolder script). Now both unfolding from the properties, and the unfolding but...
by shaise
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling
Replies: 32
Views: 2266

Re: Fasteners Workbench thread and head scaling

It should be fixed now. please update, check and let me know

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