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Your Beginner’s Guide
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Before you start
Getting the data files
Typical PolyWorks Workflow
PolyWorks Basics
1. The PolyWorks/Workspace Manager
1.4 Sharing a PolyWorks workspace
2. Interface Basics
2.1 Getting ready
2.2 Visiting a module interface
2.3 Working in the 3D scene
2.4 Working with objects
2.5 Objects and their elements
2.6 Additional information
2.7 End the exercise
2.8 Close the active PolyWorks workspace
2.9 Exit the Workspace Manager
A. Scan the part
B. Align the scans
IMAlign basics
Exercise #1: A typical alignment project
1. Get ready
2. Import and align 3D Images one at a time
3. Optimize the global 3D Image alignment
4. Analyze the quality of the alignment
5. Save and exit
Exercise #2: Auto-align 3D Images
2. Import and automatically align 3D Images one at a time
Reverse Engineering
A. Generate a polygonal model
IMMerge basics
Exercise #1: Generate a polygonal model
1. Start IMMerge
2. Set parameters
3. Start the merging process
4. Exit IMMerge
Additional information
B. Improve the polygonal model
IMEdit basics
Exercise #1: A typical editing project
2. Import the polygonal model
3. Edit the model
3.1 Fill holes
3.2 Smooth vertices
3.3 Extract sharp edges
4. Optimize the polygonal mesh
4.1 Optimize the mesh
4.2 Reduce the mesh
5. Extract the shape of the model
6. Export the edited polygonal model
7. Save the IMEdit editing project
C. Create NURBS surfaces
Exercise #1: Create NURBS surfaces - manual method
2. Extract feature curves
3. Complete the curve set
Exercise #2: Create NURBS surfaces - automatic method
3. Perform the auto-nurbing
4. Save the IMEdit editing project and exit
A. Inspect the digitized part
IMInspect basics
Exercise #1: A typical inspection project
2. Define the Reference object
2.1 Import the Reference object
2.2 Create Features on the Reference object
3. Acquire the Data object
4. Align the Data object to the Reference object
4.1 Pre-align using a best-fit alignment
4.2 Auto-extract measured Primitives on the Data object
4.3 Align using Features
5. Measure
5.1 Compare using all data points
5.1.2 Compare using all data points
5.2 Compare using Cross-Sections
Exercise #2: Control Feature Dimensions and GD&T
2. Create the Features
3. Control dimensions
4. Perform GD&T controls
Exercise #3: Using an automated inspection project
2. Perform the automatic operations
B. Share the results
IMView basics
Exercise #1: View an inspection project
1. View the categories of objects and their comparison results
2. Take new measurements
3. Create new report items
4. Create a new formatted report
4.1.1 Create a formatted report
5. Export objects
6. Exit IMView
1. IMAlign – More information and other tools
2. IMEdit – Other tools
3. IMEdit – IMCompress parameters
4. IMInspect – Macro script basics
5. IMInspect – Other tools
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