I have been struggling for a couple of days with a task and was hoping someone on the forums could help out. I am a contract designer with an aerospace company working on an APU. I have been tasked with doing some nodal analysis for a fuel supply system using NX and NX advanced simulation package. The tubes in the fuel supply system were created with mechanical routing. I have worked out a way to extract the mechanical routing centerlines by exporting thru IGES. That process works great for a single part, however it does not work at an assembly level? The person who I am working for does not want to use the solid models for nodal analysis directly. They want to extract the centerlines for tubes and clamping locations and build up the solids/mesh using the 1D idealized elements in NX advanced sim.
Does anyone know how to extract centerlines at an assembly level from tubes using mechanical routing tools? The end result is to have all tube centerlines and profile of clamping locations contained in a single file. Thanks in advance for any help.
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