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Weld & Surface Finish Symbols

navnav Member Posts: 258 ✭✭✭✭
It would be nice if OS could include these types of symbols in the drawing feature, we do a lot of welding in our tooling and GSE. 
Nicolas Ariza V.
Indaer -- Aircraft Lifecycle Solutions

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    _Ðave__Ðave_ Member, Developers Posts: 712 ✭✭✭✭
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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,139 PRO
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    ron_24ron_24 Member Posts: 14 ✭✭
    For symbols, maybe a editable library could be the approach to take.

    Whereby it could cater not only for standard welding, surface and geometric tolerance symbols, but also for a wide range of non-standard and custom  ones.
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    walterwalter Member Posts: 41 EDU
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    stg434stg434 Member Posts: 20 PRO
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    shashank_aaryashashank_aarya Member Posts: 265 ✭✭✭
    @ron_24 +1
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    viruviru Member, Developers Posts: 619 ✭✭✭✭
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    pete_yodispete_yodis OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 666 ✭✭✭
    I'm curious.  In my current day job we use ANSI weld symbols on our weldment fabrication drawings.  What does everyone use as far as their standard?  @brucebartlett I'm curious as to what you use in your part of the world.
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    michael_hassonmichael_hasson OS Professional Posts: 14 ✭✭
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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,139 PRO
    @pete_yodis
    We have our our Australian Standard for weld symbols, but can get away with ISO for most things.

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    pete_yodispete_yodis OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 666 ✭✭✭
    Thanks @brucebartlett Everyone's got to be special in their own way... I get it.  ;)
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    jarand_rorgemoen_jarand_rorgemoen_ Member Posts: 5 EDU
    Weld symbols, surface symbols, and tolerances is a must have if Onshape is to work as a professional draft tool. Its damn close already, but still a bit off on the drawing side of things. 
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    phil_erdley628phil_erdley628 Member Posts: 16 PRO
    +1
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    PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 526
    @jarand_rorgemoen_ We are working on things in this area.  Can you say what is lacking currently on the tolerance side of things in drawings?
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    bert_fouriebert_fourie Member Posts: 101 PRO
    Surface finish symbols are lacking
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    bert_fouriebert_fourie Member Posts: 101 PRO
    Weld symbols are lacking - not having surface finish and weld symbols available are a serious shortcoming, making it difficult to produce proper detailed drawings - is this a priority on the Onshape list?
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    PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 526
    @bert_fourie Yes both of these are a priority for us.  We hear you loud and clear.  I completely agree these are shortcomings to getting your drawing done.
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    bert_fouriebert_fourie Member Posts: 101 PRO
    Thanks Pete
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    martin_cooper667martin_cooper667 Member Posts: 6 PRO
    +1
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    MatthewMatthew OS Professional, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 26 PRO
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    michael_hassonmichael_hasson OS Professional Posts: 14 ✭✭
    PeteYodis said:
    @bert_fourie Yes both of these are a priority for us.  We hear you loud and clear.  I completely agree these are shortcomings to getting your drawing done.
    Hi Pete - have you any update on welding symbols, in particular?  This quite seriously hampers an otherwise excellent tool.
    Thanks
    Michael
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    PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 526
    @michael_hasson We don't publish timelines, but again we do know this is very important for our users.  
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    PrachiPrachi Member, OS Professional Posts: 262 ✭✭✭
    What is beings used by most to produce weld symbols. Have been working with the only sketch tool (line) available in drawings along with notes. It's incomplete and looks very bad. Also been trying to produce in other programs and import but results there are not so good either.

    Desperately need to have good weld symbols to finish current project.
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    StefanRStefanR Member Posts: 8 PRO
    @glen_dewsbury,  In the time being i use the square root symbol and place the finish above it such as below.
    Note that not all fonts support the sqrt symbol to pdf, therefore my sqrt symbol is usually placed in Dejavu Sans.

    Hope the next update round has some surprises considering drawings.


     

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    jeremy_lacombejeremy_lacombe Member Posts: 1 PRO
    Weld symbols is a must have for our business.  I could not pull the trigger on a software change without this feature in the drawings. 
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    henrik_lundgren666henrik_lundgren666 Member Posts: 1
    I have the same problem as jeremy, need weld symbols to change system from inventor. 
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