3DQuickPress V6 What's New - Component Group and Animation Tool

3DQuickPress Component group function helps the user to create groups all component in a die set assembly, providing tools to animate the components according to die set structure simulating the motion of the stamping process. During the animation of the motion, interference of the components in the die set can also be detected.

To setup a component group according to the die set structure:

  1. Click Toggle Component Group on the 3DQuickTools Die Set Design Toolbar.
  2. RMB on Component Group icon and select Add Die Set Structure.
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  4. RMB on Die Set group and select Die Set Motion.
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  6. Enter the values for the parameters Progression, Die set Stroke, Stripper Stroke, Stock Level and Progression clearance.
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  8. Click Close the Die Set Motion dialog.
  9. Select the strip layout part.
  10. RMB on the SL group and select Add Component to add the strip layout to the SL group.
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  12. Select all lifter component in the die set.
  13. RMB on the Lifter group and select Add Component.

To run the die set animation and interference detection:

  1. RMB on Die Set Motion and select Die Set Motion.
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  3. Click Animation tab.
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  5. Click Play to run simulation.
  6. Click Stop to pause the simulation.
  7. Click Check Interference to check interference at the paused state.
  8. Select the interference group to show the interference area.


  9. Click OK to close the dialog


Ronnie C. Flaugh

Technical Analyst

Strategic Technology Solutions

Computer Aided Technology, Inc

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