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New FeatureScript: Thread Creator

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  • dave_cowdendave_cowden Member, Developers Posts: 445 ✭✭✭
    @Dschey ; glad you like it, thanks for the kind words. Please do let me know in the thread what improvements/features you'd like to see.  I dont have a lot if time, but i would like to generate another version that has user-requested improvements!
  • jerry_davisjerry_davis Member Posts: 1
    hello Dave.

    Looks like a great tool.

    I'm new at this onshape cad tool.

    What would be the parameter necessary to generate 3/8-24 threads?
  • matt_maurinmatt_maurin Member Posts: 2 EDU
    Hello,
    I am having trouble producing the thread on multiple faces at once.
    Is this a limitation of the script, or am I missing something?
    I can do each hole individually, but cannot choose every hole face (7 total) to produce threads in one feature.
    In the file attached below, I have only tried to choose 2 hole faces.

    https://cad.onshape.com/documents/911108ecaa69d07d4b4b8f82/w/d576cfcbafe12d865115be20/e/e736ca7b6a7a47fe9e7b3f8c

    Cheers,
    Matt
  • dave_cowdendave_cowden Member, Developers Posts: 445 ✭✭✭
    @matt_maurin that's not a use case I considered, so currently it is a script limitation. I will add that to my list of feature requests. 


  • matt_maurinmatt_maurin Member Posts: 2 EDU
    @dave_cowden I appreciate it. Thanks for the response. It's a great tool!
  • Matteo_GazzinMatteo_Gazzin Member Posts: 4
    Hi Dave, thanks for your great work. It's really helpful!

    I'm asking your advice on using it to generate an inner thread. Here's what I did:
    I have an aluminum screw with a thread that has a 12 mm external diameter.
    I created a cylinder with a hole of the same diameter as my thread(12mm) to match it.
    When I try to apply your script, the generated inner thread is too tight and the screw doesn't fit. 
    I tried to add an extra mm (increasing the starting cylinder hole diameter to 13mm) and it kinda works but it's not a reliable method. Do you have any suggestion on that? 
    Sorry if it's something obvious that I should know but I'm coming from a different field and I'm just approaching this CAD world.

    Thanks a bunch, 
    Matteo
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