ELT-MAORY with FreeCAD-Assembly4

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easyw-fc
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Re: ELT-MAORY with FreeCAD-Assembly4

Postby easyw-fc » Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:45 pm

Zolko wrote: Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:00 pm
ⵎⴰⵙⵏⵙⴰⵏ wrote: Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:52 am What CAD system was used for the actual design of the ELT?
I don't know. And there might be more than one, because some parts are done by subcontractors.
if you open the STEP files with a text editor, you should be able to know the last STEP producer/exporter.
the header is something like this:

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ISO-10303-21;
HEADER;
FILE_DESCRIPTION (( 'STEP AP214' ), '1' );
FILE_NAME ('sphere.STEP','2016-09-25T16:33:48',( '' ),( '' ),'SwSTEP 2.0','SolidWorks 2014','' );
FILE_SCHEMA (( 'AUTOMOTIVE_DESIGN' ));
ENDSEC;
DATA;
In FC you get something like the following:

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ISO-10303-21;
HEADER;
FILE_DESCRIPTION(('FreeCAD Model'),'2;1');
FILE_NAME('example.step','2020-01-13T07:43:58',(
    ''),(''),'Open CASCADE STEP processor 7.3',
  'FreeCAD','Unknown');
FILE_SCHEMA(('AUTOMOTIVE_DESIGN { 1 0 10303 214 1 1 1 1 }'));
ENDSEC;
DATA;
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Zolko
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Re: ELT-MAORY with FreeCAD-Assembly4

Postby Zolko » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:36 am

easyw-fc wrote: Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:45 pm
Zolko wrote: Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:00 pm
ⵎⴰⵙⵏⵙⴰⵏ wrote: Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:52 am What CAD system was used for the actual design of the ELT?
I don't know. And there might be more than one, because some parts are done by subcontractors.
if you open the STEP files with a text editor, you should be able to know the last STEP producer/exporter.
SolidWorks 2009

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ISO-10303-21;
HEADER;
FILE_DESCRIPTION (( 'STEP AP214' ),
    '1' );
FILE_NAME ('E-ELT Instrumentation#10000001.STEP',
    '2009-07-19T07:54:10',
    ( 'kao' ),
    ( '' ),
    'SwSTEP 2.0',
    'SolidWorks 2009',
    '' );
FILE_SCHEMA (( 'AUTOMOTIVE_DESIGN' ));
ENDSEC;
try the Assembly4 workbench for FreCAD v0.19
install with Tools > Addon Manager > Assembly4 — tutorials here and here
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Re: ELT-MAORY with FreeCAD-Assembly4

Postby ⵎⴰⵙⵏⵙⴰⵏ » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:31 am

I had no idea about that, thanks for the tip easyw-fc.
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Zolko
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Re: ELT-MAORY with FreeCAD-Assembly4

Postby Zolko » Mon May 03, 2021 3:42 pm

This model from MAORY has been chosen by Phoronix to illustrate the release of version 0.19 of FreeCAD:

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... eeCAD-0.19

That was an old model, we have updated it, and the new one is quite different, you can find more info on ESO's site and the consortium's site. We have recently released the PDR documents (Preliminary Design Review) and I have used FreeCAD to make the illustrations, and I'm happy to say that FreeCAD's assembly is both powerful and easy to use.

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try the Assembly4 workbench for FreCAD v0.19
install with Tools > Addon Manager > Assembly4 — tutorials here and here