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How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

I am working as an Intern in a company and I have a STEP and a JT file of entire assembly of a airliner.
My first task is to import this file into NX (which is easy). I need to have a big cube inside which this assembly sits. This cube is divided into different small cubes of same size (For example, 5x5x5m). Each cube is used to define an environmental area such as exposure to fuel, high temperature zone, etc. These cubes can be represented in different colours.
My question is, how do I design these cubes and use it to represent different environmental areas of the airliner? I also need to make sure the airliner is aligned in the cube first.

I discovered the 'Zones' in Advanced Assemblies but how do I edit those zones even further than just changing the dimensions. Can i also group all the components in one Zone using 'Component Group' from the Tools section.

PS- The picture shows what I mean by environmental zones.

RE: How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

I suggest trying forum561: Siemens: UG/NX for a better response on NX usage.

"Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively."
-Dalai Lama XIV

RE: How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

I think these also apply for interns :)

Ronald van den Broek
Senior Application Engineer
Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd
NX9 / TC10.1.2

Building new PLM environment from Scratch using NX11 / TC11

RE: How to draw environmental zones/areas for an Assembly

I don't think those prohibitions apply to an intern doing real-world work. However, it would be best to ask your sponsor as to how to accomplish the task and/or how they want it done, I doubt that they would give an intern a new, mission critical task that has never been attempted before...

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