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Creating a GDT Angularity Call-out in CAM2

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Overview

How to apply a GDT angularity call-out to a feature.

Download a PDF of this procedure:  GDT005: Creating GDT Angularity Call-out

Preparation

Creating the GDT Call-out

  • Select the GDT tab
  • Highlight the required feature in the Feature panel
  • From the ribbon select GDT005AngularitySymbol.png Angularity

The GDT panel will open in the lower LH corner of the UI

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Note: If the GDT icon is ‘greyed-out’ this details that the selected feature does not support this call-out.

  • Within the GDT panel:
    1. Click into the tolerance, and enter the required value
    2. Select the required datum
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  • If aligned to CAD, the result will be shown in the GDT label displayed in the 3D viewer.
  • If not aligned to CAD, it is also necessary to manually enter the ‘nominal’ angle between the two features:
    • Right click to right of the tolerance cell (indicated below by #)
    • Then select Override Length and Angle
      GDT005Fig3.jpg
    • Check the Override Angle box
    • Enter the Nominal angle
    • Select OK
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The call-out will be calculated and the result will be shown in the GDT label displayed in the 3D viewer.
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Note: To display results in the GDT label select via View > GDT Label > Level of Detail

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Copying GDT Call-outs to Other features

This allows multiple features of the same type to have the same call-out applied

  • Apply the call-out to the first feature
  • Highlight the first feature
  • Right click and select Copy Tolerances
  • Multi-select other features
  • Right click and select Paste Tolerances
  • Message ‘Do you also want to paste the GDT tolerances?’, select Yes

The GDT call-out will be applied to the selected features, and the GDT label will be displayed.

 

See Also

 

Keywords:

GD&T, Help Sheet, GDT005

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