Re: Solid Model construction

From: Bob Zajeski (
Date: Wed Feb 24 1999 - 18:52:52 EET

I use CoCreate SolidDesigner which allows you to create "Shared Parts". The
software loads one copy of the model into memory but will graphically
display the repetitive parts. If any one of the shared parts is modified,
all the parts update. This works great for high density connectors or
fasteners in assemblies. SolidDesigner is also a non-history based I can iterate or make design changes for months and my part
file size could actually get smaller. However when you have to generate the
.STL file you have to unite all the shared parts if you want to get one .STL

Bob Zajeski
ZETA Engineering Company
13338 West Oak Court
Lockport, IL 60441-5974
708-301-3791 FAX
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Date: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 10:22 AM
Subject: Solid Model construction

>I am looking for suggestions for modeling large entity count databases
>>From time to time we need to build Solid Models containing a very large
>number of repetitive geometric shapes. The entity counts become extremely
>high, and our UG version 13 program really struggles to create the solid
>model. To minimize the database size we will create a segment of the
>'solid', and build the SLA's by stacking the segments together during the
>build. This technique is not always possible or convenient.
>Are there any Solid Modeling programs available that excel at creating
>these entity intensive solids?
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