ProDrill

ProDrill

PRODrill tool, get every IntelliShapes named HWDrill, and it use it to “drill” every parts that has an interference with the HWDrill IntelliShape.

ProDrill

Operativity

  • Drop the tool into the scene to apply the drill cuts for all parts.
  • Select the assembly first, then release the tool into the scene to apply drill cuts only to the parts in the assembly.

ProDrill

ProDrill Naming Rules

  1. Part whose names starts or end with _ are not drilled.
  2. HWDrill element that contains the char + drills also element described at point 1.
  3. HWDrill that contains #1 in the name, drills only elements that are in the same assembly.
  4. HWDrill that contains #2 in the name, drills only element that are in different assembly.
  5. HWDrill whose name start with @ , don’t drill.
  6. HWDrill whose name start with # or contain _NS_ , drills elements and remain visible itself.

If there is a mix of ACIS and Parasolid parts in a scene, the drilling operation will be slower.

You can use a Kernel Manager tool to recognize and convert all parts in Parasolid