The BossThread 1 tool is used to Boss Thread whit run-out and cylinder on the shaft part. This dialog box is displayed every time you drop the BossThread 1 tool on the part or when you edit an existing BossThread. The BossThread 1 can be placed only on cylindrical parts, drop the tool on an circular edge or face (otherwise you will be shown a warning message).
The items included in this box enable you to save the current setting of the BossThread. This enables you to recall them quickly in future sessions. The buttons included in this section enable you to save, remove or apply any saved setting.
You can change the type of Boss Thread 1 by clicking a drop down button Normative (currently no standard is available, values must be entered by hand).
Diameter - This option is used to select the required diameter for the Boss Thread.
Length - This option is used to insert or to select the length of the Boss Thread.
Diameter - This option is used to select the required diameter for the Run-Out.
Length - This option is used to insert or to select the length of the Run-Out.
Diameter - This option is used to insert the required diameter for the base Cylinder.
Length - This option is used to insert or to select the length of the base Cylinder.
Pitch - This option shows the Thread Pitch of the BossThread. To enable this item, you have to check the Edit option.
Chamfer - This combo let you select if you want create a chamfer at top of bossthread.
Thread Mode - This combo let you select at right or left for the thread.
Callout - If you want assign the callout in the 2D drawing, check this option.
The BossThread 1 command is completely manual, so all diameters and lengths must be entered manually, only the pitch is driven by the file Pitch.dat (file containing the values of the available pitch) that is in the folder ../Norme/BossTherad/.