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NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

I have several (50+) parts that are all essentially rectangular plates of varying size with a few holes of different locations. I'm trying to minimize the amount of repetitive work when it comes to getting these made. My thought was to avoid making drawings entirely, and do this through model-based definition (PMI).

My question is, is there a way to somehow batch apply the same PMI scheme to every part perhaps based on certain features? For example, the feature named "Extrude 1" in Part Navigator of every part is assigned Datum A, or add a vertical dimension between certain faces, etc.

This would be incredibly useful and eliminate the need to apply PMI to each individual part.

Any help or suggestions much appreciated.

RE: NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

Why not setup your master with All PMI already available and make Copies from there (with necessary changes). You could even do this with a partfamily.

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

Building new PLM environment from Scratch using NX12 / TC11

RE: NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

and if these parts were made from the same part then there may be an easy way to add the PMI

Jerry J.

RE: NX11 Batch Assign PMI to Multiple Similar Parts

NutAce, I appreciate the response and this was actually my first thought as well. However, it's much easier for me to create all the parts first then try to apply PMI, as opposed to create one and save-as several times. What I would like to do is essentially copy/paste the PMI to the other parts after applying it to one. I thought I could accomplish this with the WAVE PMI, but this doesn't seem to do what I want.

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