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Fixings (nuts & bolts) in parts studio for configurations?

peter_enderbypeter_enderby Member Posts: 5 PRO
Configurations is a great feature but I'm not currently able to achieve what I would like to with it. For example, I have created a frame in a parts studio, normally I would've had a number of different part studio drawings for the different frame components and then bring them together in an assembly but to have the configurations I want I have all the parts in one parts studio, not a problem but what about fixings (nuts & bolts). I don't want to draw my own standard fixings in a parts studio but the alternative is that I have to add the fixings after I have configured the frame in a assembly

Is there another way? 

Best Answer

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,958
    Accepted Answer
    No, because Part Studios are not for creating assemblies, but they are useful for designing parts together. For correct BOM and Standard Content, assemblies is the way to go.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI

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  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,958
    Have you tried using the Beams feature? https://www.onshape.com/en/features/custom-features

    Once you have drawn the frame using Beams, insert the entire Part Studio into an assembly and add the Standard Content there.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • peter_enderbypeter_enderby Member Posts: 5 PRO
    Hi Neil, thanks for your comments, the frame is made with the beams feature but it also has a number of bespoke part attached within the parts studio which require standard content. Is there any other option than adding the standard content in the assembly each time a create a new assembly?
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,958
    Accepted Answer
    No, because Part Studios are not for creating assemblies, but they are useful for designing parts together. For correct BOM and Standard Content, assemblies is the way to go.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • peter_enderbypeter_enderby Member Posts: 5 PRO
    Ok, thanks Neil.
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