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Issues with the CREO lattice tool

Issues with the CREO lattice tool

Issues with the CREO lattice tool

Hello forum,
We currently have the option to use the new CREO 6 Additive addon.

We are interested in the formula based lattices that are in there and will come even more with creo 7.

Well here is the issue:

It does not work like shown here:

I select my "volume" where the lattice should sit.
I chose some of the minimal surface bodies - in this case, the gyroid.

When we go for preview or even run the feature, we do not get a pattern, we get just the one minimal surface body sitting at the initial coordinate system.

Well, does anybody know what could be the issue here?

From the current stance, we would strongly advise avoiding this functionality in CREO 6 - don't buy it yet if interested - it's certainly not ready yet!


RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool


RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool


I've had a little bit of experience with this in Creo 5. I know it took me a while to play around with it to totally understand what did what...
That being said, make sure that your sizes make sense within your model. That's my first recommendation. My second idea would be to make sure you have the correct faces selected within the body. Creo should have a little "graduation cap" in the top corner. This is the "PTC Learning Connector" and if you have a trial or license you should be able to log in and try to find an example to help. I would highly suggest trying an example to get the hang of it.

I hope this helps.


RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool

Thank you for your help.
I will try this

RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool


Were you able to figure out the problem?


RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool

I am still on it.
Getting a new test license is very hard apparently :(.

RE: Issues with the CREO lattice tool


With PTC you should have a log in; I would recommend using that log in information and trying to fill out a support request. You can try to explain what has happened and why you weren't able to use the trial for "x" days. It sounds crazy but don't make it sound like an excuse but more of a problem/issue/dilemma. They might be able to extend your trial.


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