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Adding thread/gauge-dimensions for screw-holes

thomas_miglincithomas_miglinci Member Posts: 34 ✭✭✭
Instead of boring e.g. an 8mm-hole I want to specify a hole for an 8mm-metric screw (=M8).
I am not interested in drawing a helix or something else nor do I want to have a realistic look-a-like - but in the drawing it should be drawn/marked as a thread and with the specified diameter.

Thanx for any hint
Thomas

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    brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,137 PRO
    @thomas_miglinci absolutely what is required. Put your request in with the feedback tool under the ? top right of the main Onshape screen. 
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    3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,470 PRO
    Should be part of hole tool. Basic stuff, I'm sure it's already under development..
    //rami
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    colemancoleman OS Professional Posts: 244 ✭✭✭
    @thomas_miglinci as a work around until a better solution is integrated we do the following:

    On part prints we add a comment with a leader line pointing to the tapped hole and callout the thread specs.  

    In the part studio we add a comment for that feature to callout the thread specs.  Additionally we change the name of the feature to describe the threads.  Instead of "hole 1" we change it to "1/4-20" or in your case "M8."
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    michael3424michael3424 Member Posts: 684 ✭✭✭✭
    @thomas_miglinci absolutely what is required. Put your request in with the feedback tool under the ? top right of the main Onshape screen. 
    It wouldn't hurt to do that, but by now I would hope that OS doesn't need any more convincing that this is an essential feature.
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    peter_hallpeter_hall Member Posts: 196 ✭✭✭
    +1 for this, needs to be a high priority on development.
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    lutz_2lutz_2 Member Posts: 9
    The current hole tool already has an option "blind in last". If that would be extended to something like "thread in last" it would be only one click to make a counter-bored hole with a mating thread in the second part. 
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    michael3424michael3424 Member Posts: 684 ✭✭✭✭
    lutz_2 said:
    The current hole tool already has an option "blind in last". If that would be extended to something like "thread in last" it would be only one click to make a counter-bored hole with a mating thread in the second part. 
    I *like* that idea, especially if there is a drop-down list of common screw types and thread forms.  Extra point for making the list customizable.
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    keyur_gandhikeyur_gandhi Member Posts: 1
    edited August 2016
    my question is same as regards thomas . i was try to tapping hole i was also taken all hole iso , tap, size ,pitch.  BUT ALL OVER TAPPING HOLE NOT CREATED . IN DRAWING , ONLY SIMPLE HOLE I SAW. SO PLEASE GUIDE ME.
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    AgersensAgersens Member Posts: 10 PRO
    Tapped holes - Should have been in from the start I would have thought?
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