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Design workflow part studio vs assy ( mirring and BOM)


as the assy still lack the mirroring feature i was wondering what was your design strategy when designing a lot of similar part ( structure with profile or repetitive beams)

Part studis works but generate a different part for each mirroring or duplication which mean the BOM does not work properly

thanks for your feedback


  • Hans_Ole_LeirvikHans_Ole_Leirvik Member Posts: 61 PRO
    In my opinion the mirrored part is not equal to the original, hence it should be two separate lines in the Bom.
  • matthew_stacymatthew_stacy Member Posts: 295 PRO
    @laurent_p110, I suggest only modeling unique parts in PART STUDIO/s.  Then put these parts together in an ASSEMBLY using multiple INSTANCEs or REPLICATING any repeated parts.  In this example there are 6 unique parts modeled in a part studio.  The assembly (and BoM) includes all six of these part numbers, with multiple instances of item #2 and #6 (6 unique part numbers, 8 pieces as-kitted).

    I hope this helps.

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