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Auto cylinder/Cone ending offset should take into account current tip EWL

Guillermo 2 years ago in Metrology Software / PC-DMIS updated by Neil Challinor 1 year ago 1

I have seen demo after demo on our demo block where the AE will setup a long stylus or some known not to fail ending offset, so that quick feature creating of cylinders or cones will not result in a path that would show stylus/probe collision.  PCDMIS CAD and CAD++ do have the probe geometry and it is used for collision detection.  Why can't PCDMIS auto feature cylinder/cone whether via toolbar or quickmeasure be smart enough to detect that the current ending offset (which works from CAD length back) might result in a stylus/probe collision for that specific feature and ask the user (graphically assisted) whether to override the current ending offset default?

This is being worked on for PC-DMIS 2023.2