How do I draw a flange with a 5 hole PCD in FastCAM?

Brad Callaghan shared this question 19 months ago
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Hi Brad,

If you have FastCAM 8, then it is pretty simple, and you can use the Parametric Shapes Library, and Circle # 12:

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However if you are running FastCAM 7, then you will need to:

  1. Draw the Flange using Circle > Flange option
  2. Draw the PCD
  3. Draw the Arc lines for the intersection of the holes centre and the PCD
  4. Draw in the Holes
  5. Erase the PCD and the Arc lines

If that all sounds too much, I'd highly recommend going through the drawing guide:

http://response.fastcam.com/knowledge-base/article/fastcam-drawing-guide

Hope that helps!

Cheers,

Alex Fagan

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Thank you