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Basic Workflow for Qualify 12

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2 2.3.6 2.3.4.3.1.1.4 2 2.3.1.10 2.1 2.3.3.3.1 2.1 2.3.9 2.2 3 GUIDE DESCRIPTION Introduction to the Sliding Doorstops Where Did These Parts Come From? What Aspects will be Inspected? What Output is Generated? What Overall Results Are Expected? INSPECTION PROCEDURE Getting Ready to Work Opening Files The Training Process Aligning the Test and Reference Parts in Space Creating Features Checking the Integrity of the “Correspondence” Re-Aligning the Test Object to Match the Reference Object Analyzing Gross Dimensions Further Analysis of Dimensions Color-Coding Topological Differences Performing Thickness Analysis Comparing with respect to Features Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Recording All Results in a Printable Report The Repetitive Testing Process Repeating the Automation on One Test Object Repeating the Automation on Multiple Test Objects NEXT STEPS 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 11 11 12 16 19 22 23 24 28 28 28 29 30 .1 1.3 1.5 2.3 2.4 2.3.1 1.8 2.1.3.3.2 2.2 1.3 2.11 2.4.7 2.4 2.1 1.

1 Where Did These Parts Come From? The goal was to find rigid sheet metal parts that would not bend with normal handling. This Guide requires Geomagic Qualify 12 software.1 Introduction to the Sliding Doorstops This Guide demonstrates computer-aided inspection of three zinc-plated sliding doorstops. 1. The doorstops were scanned with a GOM white-light scanner. The three scans were then “averaged” to obtain a base scan for reverse engineering and the design was reverse-engineered using Geomagic Studio and Pro/Engineer from PTC. The instructions in this document use example files available from the Geomagic web site.2 What Aspects will be Inspected? In all cases.1 GUIDE DESCRIPTION This Guide leads an advanced beginner through the fundamental workflow of Geomagic Qualify 12. but which have significant manufactured-in variation. Most steps also mention a specific file name that provides a new starting point. The result is a “perfect” CAD object (which is far more precise than any one of the samples). 1. The CAD object serves as the Reference object and the three original scans serve as the three Test objects. the Guide demonstrates a computer-aided inspection regimen that can be adapted to more complex parts. follow the instructions carefully. Throughout this Guide. download the data files from the web page on which you found this Guide to a directory of your choice. These parts—three sliding doorstops—came from the hardware store closest to Geomagic headquarters. 1. and complete the entire procedure without opening another file. the result of steps applied to DoorStopStep2. and demonstrates inspection process automation necessary in production environments.wrp can be checked by opening DoorStopStep3.1. this Guide is best viewed from a computer with Internet access. It is possible to open the first . For example. the goal is that the Test object matches the Reference object within a reasonable tolerance. To use these links. To obtain the examples. Using a relatively simple set of manufactured parts. .wrp file. Double-click it to extract the example files that are referenced in this Guide. and then start Geomagic Qualify 12. you will find live links to online help hosted on the Geomagic web site.1.wrp.

• 3D Comparison-related: The surface heights on the Test part are equal to surface heights on the Reference object with a tolerance of 0. • Feature Comparison-related: Various aspects of Features on the Test. but they are crude by other standards. For a 3D Dimension to yield a “pass.05 inches of the same dimension on the Reference object.” the actual dimension must be within 0.025 inches.” the actual value on the Test part must match the same value on the Reference object within a given tolerance. generate a report about the initial Test object.1. and automatically repeat the process (including the report) on subsequent objects. and the parallelism of AB to CD shall be evaluated.• 2D Dimension-related: The Test part will be compared to the Reference part with respect to various straight-line dimensions that are taken from a 2D cross section. • Wall Thickness-related: The various thicknesses of metal on the Test part are color coded. • GD&T-related: The flatness of Plane AB. or Diameter.4 What Overall Results Are Expected? The parts are well constructed for their intended purpose (of being bolted to a wooden door frame and being slammed repeatedly by a large sliding door). Height.1. such as Center coordinates. . the perpendicularity of AB to BC. For a 2D Dimension to yield a “pass. so the Guide demonstrates the capabilities of Geomagic Qualify by using tolerances that yield some Pass conditions and some Fail conditions. Normal direction. The initial inspection process is called “training” and the automatic repetition on subsequent Test objects is called “automation.” 1.3 What Output is Generated? The goal of the test engineer is to perform an inspection process on an initial Test object.” the actual dimension on the Test object must be within 0.15 inches.0625 inches of the same dimension on the Reference object. will be compared to the same aspects of the same Features on the Reference. For simplicity in this Guide. • 3D Dimension-related: The Test part will be compared to the Reference part with respect to various endpoints that are projected to a 2D plane. default tolerances are used. all with a GD&T tolerance of 0. For a Comparison to yield a “pass. 1. It is not the goal of this Guide to present real-life test tolerances for doorstops.

a commonly used alignment tool.wrp. and automation requires that Test objects reside in a dedicated Test folder. DoorStopTwo. set the Open.wrp is in the ReferenceObject folder and the three Test objects DoorStopOne. is visible both under the Home and Alignment tabs. The reference CAD object DoorStopCAD.wrp. Step 1. and DoorStopThree. are in the TestObjects folder. and StepByStepWorkFiles. and Reports directories to a local directory. which contains the reference and test files. However. in the General>Directories section. which contains the step-by-step files. Most of the typically used commands can be visible from the Home tab in Qualify. In Application Button>Options. The Home tab was created to make it easy to move left to right in the inspection process.2 INSPECTION PROCEDURE The inspection procedure establishes the individual steps which will later be automated. For example. which will contain reports generated using this procedure. Save. 2. For the purpose of this Guide. Note: The Application Button is the round swirl icon in the top left corner of the application. Best Fit Alignment. Reports. use the following directories: • File Open: C:\Downloads\Qualify12UserGuideFiles\Data • File Save: C:\Downloads\Qualify12UserGuideFiles\Data • Reports: C:\Downloads\Qualify12UserGuideFiles\Reports . The directory contains three separate folders: Data.1 Getting Ready to Work Unzipping the archive creates a working directory for the procedures in this Guide.wrp. these commands can also be accessed from other tabs. The files are segregated because the following process will be automated.

The CAD file is automatically assumed to be the Reference Object and the Point object (DoorStopOne) is assumed to the Test object.2 Opening Files Step 1. The process that you record is visible in the Automation panel. . so it’s wise to move the Test object in space to match the coordinates of the Reference object. every step performed by Geomagic Qualify is automatically added to the “Automation”. Click Application Button > Open DoorStopCAD. click Application Button > Import DoorStopOne.1 Aligning the Test and Reference Parts in Space The Reference object (a CAD object) lies at specific design coordinates.wrp from the Data\TestObjects folder.2. It’s difficult for a person to deal with parts that lie at different coordinates in space. 2.3. and the Test object lies in space where it was scanned.3 The Training Process During the training process.wrp from the Data\ReferenceObject folder. click Show > All Objects to verify that the Test and Reference objects are visible simultaneously. Then. From the View tab. 2.

) Step 2. Using DoorStopStep2.Step 1. Step 2.2 Creating Features A Feature is a named geometric construct on an object. Step 1. When complete. navigate to the Home tab. click the Create icon again or press the ESC key to exit QuickFeature mode.wrp. Notice that the Best Fit Alignment icon now appears under the Automation panel. (The benefit of creating this set of Features is described in subsequent steps. the Best Fit Alignment is performed in two steps. and click on the Create icon. In Geomagic Qualify. 300 (by default) random points on the Test are aligned and re-aligned to the Reference until the average deviation of the two objects falls below the user-specified Tolerance. fine adjustments to the alignment are made by using 1500 (by default) random points until average deviation is minimized. In the second step. The icon will highlight orange indicating that the software is in QuickFeature mode. Close the dialog by pressing OK. click on the Best Fit Alignment icon. Step 3. Examine the results. Click Apply to run the command with default parameters. Notes on Best Fit Alignment Internally.3. Features are also used as tools in the object alignment processes and other functions. It is necessary to create Features on the Reference object so that various Analysis commands can refer to specific geometric constructs by name. From the Home tab. . highlight the Reference object in the Model Manager. The Test object has visible differences from the Reference object: the purpose of Geomagic Qualify is to quantify these and other less visible differences in subsequent steps. Features are often the main objects of interest in a computer-aided inspection process. 2. First. Create the following Features (see illustration below) simply by clicking on the CAD faces/edges.

and Cylinder2 on the cylinder at the same location. Step 3. defined by a Height and a Radius. is three-dimensional and therefore accounts for four degrees of freedom during an alignment. is two-dimensional and therefore accounts for two degrees of freedom during an alignment. and Cylinder1 on the cylinder at the same location. for 2D Dimensioning. defined only by a Radius. and from the Home tab. Circle2 at the bottom rim of the hole nearest that plane. • Plane2 to define the opposite long and narrow flat edge. . A Circle (as well as the slot-type Features).• Plane1 to define one of the long and narrow flat edges. Circle1 at the bottom rim of the hole nearest that plane. Step 4. but also for 3D Dimensioning and GD&T analysis at a later step. and for GD&T analysis in later steps. not on the inner surface. and then click OK. Create Plane 3 on the outer surface visible in the screenshot below. highlight the Reference object in the Model Manager. Notes on Plane and Circle Features The Plane Features will be used both for alignment of Test and Reference. A Cylinder.wrp. • Plane3 to define the plane on which the circles lie. Using DoorStopStep3. • Plane4 to define the narrow flat edge at the end of the part (the end closest to the punched holes). Expand the contents in the Model Manager by clicking all of the + signs in the Model Manager and verify that all Features on the Reference object also exist on the Test object. Click Apply to auto-create all the Features that exist on the Reference. click on the AutoCreate icon to instruct the software to copy equivalent locations of the Features onto the Test object. The Cylinder Features in this example will be used not only for alignment of Test and Reference parts. The usefulness of Circle Features differs from that of Cylinder Features. 3D Dimensioning.

A correspondence is an association of points on the Test object to corresponding faces on the Reference object. Here. a “correspondence” was automatically generated during the auto-creation of the Features. In the case of this doorstop. Click one CAD face at a time and examine the set of points associated with each face. Step 1. Step 2. Ideally. the correspondence is already acceptable. Press Create Pair. and the Z under Pair Constraints. click on Manage Correspondence. Constrain it on all three axes by checking the X.2. Using DoorStopStep5. the points associated with a face will lie within the face’s borders. you will simply review the correspondence. Click on Circle 1 in the Reference Points list and Circle 1 in the Float list. • Under Datum/Feature Inputs. the Y. use the Toggle All Features icon on the right-hand menu to temporarily hide the Features. and the Z under Pair Constraints.wrp. Click on Circle 2 in the Reference Points list and Circle 2 in the Float list. the Y. similar to the ideal set of points that would be collected by a CMM. If Features ever fail to be AutoCreated satisfactorily. You will use this several times throughout the remaining steps. 2.3. it may be necessary to review and “edit” the correspondence.3. Using DoorStopStep4. Press Create Pair. Constrain it on all three axes by checking the X. .wrp. It not only facilitates AutoCreation but subsequent steps as well. From the Tools tab.3 Checking the Integrity of the “Correspondence” In the previous step.4 Re-Aligning the Test Object to Match the Reference Object Step 1. click on RPS Alignment from the Home tab. • Under Datum/Feature Inputs.

wrp. Cylinder 1 to Cylinder 1.wrp again. See the results in DoorStopStep5rpsa. and Cylinder 2 to Cylinder 2. See the results in DoorStopStep5dfa. Match Plane 3 in the Fixed list to Plane 3 in the Float list. and the next step continues with the results of Feature-based Alignment. then OK. the doorstop is part of an assembly. Step 3. When placed into service. This Guide assumes that Feature-based Alignment is ideal for the doorstop. click on Feature-Based Alignment from the Home tab. In other words.Step 2. Press OK. the doorstop will be bolted through the two holes (Cylinder1 and Cylinder2) to a door frame. with Plane3 in contact with the door frame. Press Align. .wrp. Using DoorStopStep5.

Before slicing.2.3. Press Compute to generate the section. Using DoorStopStep5dfa. The default name of this Section is “Section 1. Step 3. Use the Toggle All Features icon the Features. select Section Through Object from the Home tab to cut a two-dimensional section of both the Test and Reference objects. Because the density of the Point object is high. make sure Section Reference and Test Objects is checked. This causes both the Reference object and the Test object to be sliced. set Thickness to 0. In this case. Adjust the Position field so that the sectioning plane intersects the object like in the screenshot above.5 Analyzing Gross Dimensions Analyzing gross dimensions involves two processes: taking a section through an object and creating a 2D Dimension. Step 5.” . described in steps 1-6. and the section that is cut from the Test is black. Step 1. A “2D Dimension” is a measurement that is analogous to one that can be taken with a ruler or caliper. Lower-density Test objects might require a greater Thickness value. Taking a section. and the two slices to be superimposed. The steps for using 2D Dimension are described in steps 7-12 below. a blade of this Thickness is sufficient to intersect a sufficient number of points and therefore generate a sufficient density of points in the cross section. The section that is cut from the Reference is red. The overall goal of this step is to take 2D measurements of the Test object and compare them to engineered specs as represented by the Reference object. Step 4. mimics a 2D blueprint of this 3D part and analyzes 2D dimensions of the Test object.02 inches.wrp. on the right-hand menu to temporarily hide Step 2. This value is analogous to the thickness of a cutting blade.

Step 10. Step 9. set the default values for the Tolerance as seen in the above screenshot. . Using DoorStopStep6. Step 7.Step 6. Set the Pick Method Source to “TEST” by pressing the “TEST” radio button. focus on the Test object in the Model Manager. While the Options dialog is still open. Press OK to close the command and notice that “Section 1” appears in the Cross Sections subfolder of both the REF and TEST objects in the Model Manager. set the Name to “DoorStop” so all future 2D Dimensions will have that prefix.wrp. These are gross parts and significant variation is acceptable. Step 8. in the Default Values section of the Options popup. First click the Options button and. and select Create 2D Dimensions from the Home tab. so these tolerances are high. All 2D Dimensions that you create will be added to the Section sub-object in the Cross Sections folder of the Test object.

. (DoorStop2.Step 11. using a Pick Method of Best Fit (and verify that the 2D Dimension is named DoorStop2). • “Inside” distance from plane AB to plane CD. Create the following 2D Dimensions to show dimensions of the Door Stop. click Next. using a Pick Method of Best Fit (and verify that the 2D Dimension is named DoorStop1). • Full height of plane BC. After creating each 2D Dimension.

Click OK to close the dialog. Step 1. measured on plane AB. In addition. in the button bar if it is necessary to remove clutter from . and with DoorStopStep7.3. using a Pick Method of Best Fit (and verify that the 2D Dimension is named DoorStop4). spec out the radius of the two cylinders (by putting a radial dimension on each) and the distances of the two cylinders from the near edges and from the end. 2. In a single Dimension View (named Dim View 1). Step 12. • Full length of the part from A to E. • Click on 3D Dimensions from the Home tab.• Full length of plane AB.6 Further Analysis of Dimensions The key functionality of 3D Dimensioning is that distances and angles can be measured in three dimensions. 3D dimensions can be projected onto a plane yielding a 2D dimension without losing the 3D coordinates of the centroids of the involved Features. Highlight the Reference object in the Model Manager. • Use the All Features icon the Viewing Area. using a Pick Method of Best Fit (and verify that the 2D Dimension is named DoorStop3). press the Bottom View icon from the Predefined Views flyout menu on the right-hand side of the screen.wrp.

Step 2. Click again outside the cylinder to place the dimension annotation. the “work plane” is set to match the plane of the doorstop on which the circles and cylinders lie. Repeat the last two steps for the icon to indicate that the dimension will measure along the • Click on Plane 4 and a red dot with a “1” annotation will appear. other Cylinder Feature. • Click the Next button to move onto the next dimension. The next step is to establish a work plane. and align the work plane to the “Object Feature Frame” called Plane 3. • Select the Radial Dimension Type. the plane onto which three-dimensional coordinates will be projected and from which two-dimensional measurements will be taken. • Click at the center of one of the cylinders. Click on the center of Cylinder 2 and a “2” annotation will appear. . In other words. Click again in the Graphics Area to place the dimension annotation. To set the Work Plane uncheck Work Plane Same As View Plane. A red dot with a “1” annotation will appear. Dimension Type. press the Work Plane radio button. • Select the First End radio button under Work Plane. • Select the Linear • Select the X-direction X-axis.

• Click OK to exit the command. note that the Test object in the Model Manager has Dim View 1 in the Dimension View subfolder. Step 5. Transfer the 3D Dimensions onto the Test part by using AutoCreate 3D Dimensions from the Home tab.• Click the Next button and move on to create the other dimensions so it looks like the picture below. When complete. Click Apply to copy the dimensions onto the Test part. just like the Reference object does. This is very similar to AutoCreate Features: it instructs the software to ascertain equivalent locations of the 3D Dimensions on the Test object. + .

Using DoorStopStep8. With each change you make in the dialog. notice that the Location Set in the Viewing Area updates itself.” Use the parameters shown in the picture below.3. Name it “Door Stop Set 1.7 Color-Coding Topological Differences The topological differences between the Test and Reference objects are explored in this section. It is a named object that can be used and re-used by various analysis functions. Step 1. It mimics the result of the user identifying test points with a CMM.2. focus on the Reference object in the Model Manager and click on Create Location Set from the Tools tab to make a Location Set for use in the next step. .wrp. A Location Set is a set of “points of interest” on the surface of an object.

like those shown to the right. and reports the deviations in the form of a color-coded deviation map Leave the Deviation Type on “3D Deviation. Y-. Step 2. Set the deviation spectrum to more reasonable values. you would use High. Using DoorStopStep9. so a minus sign on the Lower Tolerance value is unnecessary. If you wanted the colors to blend and therefore report an average deviation of inspection points. Press Apply to make a color-coded topography map of the differences between Reference and Test. Press OK to close the dialog. Set the Color Averaging to Low to provide precise color information about individual inspection points. . The parameters in this example specify a grid with bars running in the Y direction only with said bars spaced every 1. The next step is to set the Tolerances to establish the allowable deviation in any measurement that is subsequently performed at the Locations in this Location Set.” With this setting. and Z-axes. like a set of monkey bars with equal-length line segments running on the X-.5 inches in the Z direction. Each reported deviation is an average of the deviations within a preset radius around the inspection point.0 inches in the X direction and every 0. This command projects all surface points on the Test object to corresponding surfaces on the Reference object. reported in three dimensions. The Lower Tolerance is interpreted as negative. this command reports the deviation between points of interest on the Test and Reference objects. click on 3D Compare from the Home tab.First picture a three-dimensional grid.wrp. Step 3.

Press OK to store the analysis and deviation spectrum in a new Result object. . press the Auto Placement Current icon Note: These annotations may take a minute to generate. use the Location Set created earlier (named In the Automatic Placement group. Using DoorStopStep10. The purpose of this command is to create a number of on-screen callouts that describe the 3D Comparison (from the previous step) at the specific points of interest named in a Location Set. Step 4. Press OK. This creates an Annotation View sub-object in the Annotation Views folder in the Result object. such as the following: . Set the Annotation Type to Location “DoorStop Set 1”). highlight the Result object in the Model Manager and select Create Annotations from the Home tab. The Result object will be the repository of results from subsequent analysis commands as well. .wrp.

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highlight the Result object.8 Performing Thickness Analysis Step 1. Click Apply to run the command. navigate to the Analysis tab and click on Evaluate Wall Thickness. Click a point on the object and drag the mouse to create an annotation to show the thickness in an interesting place such as a bend. but that it’s 0. Press OK.” Note that the first test part has pretty uniform thickness. as shown in this illustration. the “wall” is the body of the sheet metal part.037 to -0. Using DoorStopStep11.3.2. Step 3. Step 2.wrp. . Put the Display Mode on “Thickness Deviation. This command analyzes the total thickness of a wall: in this case.091 inches thin in a few places. Repeat the process a few times.

wrp. The purpose is to compare the Test to the Reference with respect to important mechanical elements like the position of planes and bolt holes.3. press the Current View icon in the Auto-Annotate group. To trigger the process. This generates a callout containing comparison details for every Feature.9 Comparing with respect to Features Step 1.2. Using DoorStopStep12. Press OK. . select Compare Features from the Home tab. Notice that a Compare Features Views folder now exists under the Result object.

. orientation. The GD&T workflow in Geomagic Qualify involves two commands: Create GD&T Callouts to specify the elements that shall be analyzed. • Press the ESC key to exit QuickFeature mode. Using DoorStopStep13. one of the Plane features must have a special naming style: the Feature designated as Plane3 must be named “A:Plane3” so that it can be referenced as “Datum A” in a GD&T callout (i.3. and click on the Create icon. highlight the Reference object. and the parallelism of one plane to another. navigate to the Home tab. Check the box for Add DRF Label. and location of part features in zones of tolerance. As a prerequisite to performing GD&T in the next step.e. the perpendicularity of one plane to another plane. Datum Reference Frame).2. Instead of attempting to change “Plane3” to “A:Plane3” at this step.wrp. The symbols that comprise the language precisely describe the form. it is easier to create a duplicate of “Plane3” and name it “A:Plane3”. This example demonstrates the commands of Geomagic Qualify that analyze the flatness of a plane. The icon will highlight orange indicating that the software is in QuickFeature mode. and Evaluate GD&T Callouts to perform a comparison of the Test object to its prescribed form. • Click on the face where Plane 3 lies to automatically create a Plane Feature with the DRF of “A”.10 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) is an international engineering language that is used on engineering drawings to describe an object in three dimensions. • Right-click on the Feature name in the Model Manager and Rename it to “A: Plane 3” to keep the naming conventions consistent. Step 1.

with Tolerance 0. Press Next. • Make a Perpendicularity callout for the middle section with respect to A:Plane3 (by picking “A” in the first dropdown of the Datum Reference Frame group). with Tolerance 0. Using DoorStopStep14. Drag the callout to a suitable position. Press Next. . • Make and a Parallelism callout for the third plane with respect to A:Plane3 (by picking “A” in the first dropdown of the Datum Reference Frame group). click on GD&T > Create GD&T Callouts from the Home tab.wrp. Step 3. Drag the callout to a suitable position. Use AutoCreate Features from the Home tab to “copy” the new specially-named Feature to the Test object. with Tolerance 0.Step 2. Press Next.025. • Make a Flatness callout on the doorframe-contact plane (A:Plane3). Click and drag the callout to a suitable position. Click OK.025.025.

The GD&T Views subfolder appears under the Reference object in the Model Manager. . It contains an analysis of the Test object’s compliance to specifications in the GD&T callouts. click on GD&T > Evaluate GD&T Callouts. In this case. a failure). A:Plane3 is found to be flat within the tolerance (a green condition).Step 4. Click Apply then OK. From the Home tab. and Plane the third plane is found to be significantly non-parallel to A:Plane3 (red. a failure). the next plane is found to be slightly non-perpendicular to A:Plane3 (red.

Step 2.wrp. To execute the automation on that new Test object. . The playback process. starts here. the report appears at C:\Downloads\Qualify12UserGuideFiles\Reports. Choose a location to save the report to and click OK. Step 2. B. The display will move to the Automation panel. make sure the Reference object is still highlighted in the Model Manager. Using DoorStopStep15.2. and click Run Automation. navigate to the Automation tab.wrp in the Import Files window and press Open. There are two ways of getting the new Test object into the Model Manager: A. A report for the new Test object appears in the folder that is named at Application Button > Options > Directories > Reports.3.1 Repeating the Automation on One Test Object Step 1. The active command will be highlighted as the Automation is processed.wrp. Select DoorStopTwo. In this case. right-click it. Right-click the existing Test object in the Model Manager (“TEST-DoorStop1”) and pick Replace. every step performed by Geomagic Qualify was automatically added to the Automation named “Automation 1”.11 Recording All Results in a Printable Report Step 1.) into the Model Manager. Drag the new Test object (DoorStopTwo. in which all steps from the Automation are automatically replayed on additional Test objects.4. 2. navigate to the Reports tab. Read the report that opens in a new window.wrp as modified with the previous step. and designate it as the Test object by picking Set Test. Continue with DoorStopStep15. Check the checkbox for PDF and click Create Report > Create Report (Save As). 2.4 The Repetitive Testing Process During the training process.

set Directory to the name of a directory that contains the multiple Test objects. Check Generate & Save Reports so that a printed report will be stored for each individual Test object. Verify that Load Method is Replace. In the Batch Processing dialog. meaning that each newly loaded Test object replaces the previous one in the Model Manager. Click Begin to start the Batch Processing Step 3. the process can be run on multiple Test objects. three Reports will exist at C:\Downloads\Qualify12UserGuideFiles\ Reports. Start with DoorStep16. In this case. When the Run Automation dialog finishes processing.2.4. Step 4.wrp. Step 1. a separate Report will exist in the Output Directory for each and every Test object found in the input Directory. In the Automation dropdown. . Close the application.2 Repeating the Automation on Multiple Test Objects Now that an inspection sequence has been designed on an initial Test object. pick Automation 1 (the inspection process that must be repeated on each Test object). click on Batch Processing from the Automation tab to configure the replay of the Automation on multiple Test objects. Step 2.

you can add or remove analyses from the Training process and then re-run the Automation process.wrp file that was used in the training process. or whether to adjust the manufacturing or part procurement process. modify existing sub-objects or add sub-objects to the Reference object. then re-run the Automation Process. make a decision whether to accept or reject each Test part. re-run the analysis steps. If you find that the analysis in each Report is inadequate. You would re-load the . re-run the Report on that first part. .3 NEXT STEPS Based on the several reports that you create.