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Procedure: Creating Bundles


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Procedure Setup:
1. To avoid naming conflicts, it is recommended you save your work, click File > Close until no models
display, then click File > Manage Session > Erase Not Displayed.

2. Click File > Manage Session > Set Working Directory and navigate to the
PTCU\CreoParametric2\Cabling\Bundles folder and click OK

3. Click File > Open and double-click CABLING.ASM.

Task 1. Create a bundle and branch bundle on HARNESS_1.PRT.

1. Disable all Datum Display types.

2. Select Appearances Manager from the Appearance Gallery types drop-down list.

3. Click File > Open in the Appearances Manager dialog box.

4. Select WIRE_COLORS.DMT, then click Open.

5. Click Override all in the Warning message window, then click Close.

6. In the ribbon, select the Applications tab.

7. Click Cabling from the Engineering group.

8. Enable only the following Cabling Display types: .

9. In the ribbon, click Modify Harness from the Harness group and click HARNESS_1 > Done
from the menu manager.

10. In the ribbon, click Spools from the Logical Data group.

11. In the menu manager, click Read.

12. In the Open dialog box, select Working Directory in the Common Folders area and then
double-click SHRINK_1.SPL.

13. Select Create Bundle from the Bundle types drop-down menu in the Route group.

14. Type B1 as the bundle name and press ENTER.

15. In the menu manager, click Round > SHRINK_1 > Along Path.

16. Select the two location points between which to create the bundle.

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17. Click Yes in the Confirmation message window.

18. In the menu manager, click Select All > Done Sel and press ENTER to accept the default bundle
parameters.

19. Enable Thick Cables .

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20. Enable Center Line .

21. Click Create Bundle , type B2 as the bundle name, and press ENTER.

22. In the menu manager, click Round > SHRINK_1 > Branch.

23. Press CTRL and select the two location points.

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24. Select the third location point to define the other end of the branch.

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25. Press ENTER to accept the default bundle parameters.

26. Enable Thick Cables .

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27. Enable Center Line .

Task 2. Create a bundle on HARNESS_2.PRT.

1. In the ribbon, click Modify Harness from the Harness group and click HARNESS_2 > Done.

2. Click Create Bundle , type B3 as the bundle name, and press ENTER.

3. In the menu manager, click Round > SHRINK_1 > Along Path.

4. Select the two location points and press ENTER.

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5. In the ribbon, click Route Cables from the Route group and click Find .

6. Click wire W-6 and drag to select through wire W-8, then click Add and click OK.

7. Notice the wire preview and click OK in the Route cables dialog box.

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The wires are routed along the bundle's path due to network priority settings.

8. Select Modify Bundle from the Bundle types drop-down menu.

9. Select the B3 bundle in the graphics window.

10. In the menu manager, click Add Cable.

11. Press CTRL and select wires W-6, W-7, and W-8 in the graphics window.

12. Click OK in the Select dialog box.

13. Enable Thick Cables .

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This completes the procedure.

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