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Standard content - longer bolts (Easy fix?)

JoshBarnettJoshBarnett Member Posts: 15 PRO
edited January 2022 in Product Feedback
Hi all

Guessing this is defined in the standard... but the length of bolts/screws seem generally limited to 10x the diameter... this is pretty annoying as quite often need an M5 x 85 or an M12 x 250 etc.

Temporary solution? - Add more lines in the length dropdown menu to accomodate for 30x the diameter (maybe with an asterisk at >10x diameter to indicate oversize) 

Better solution? - User generated standard content option (unbound by standard)


Machine Designer | AXIS7


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    lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 2,002
    @JoshBarnett Today they are standard.  For longer bolts and larger hardware we will be adding ways for you to modify them or make a standard copy and them tweak it.  Customizing standards is a request in here.
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,137 PRO
    Lou, I use a lot of long bolts and find it frustrating I can get these from the std content. It'd be great to have a way to make my own company's std content for these slightly special locally std parts. 
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