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Procedure: Assembling Harness Components


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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\Flat-Harness_Components folder and click OK

3. Click File > Open and double-click FLAT_HARN1.ASM .

Task 1. Assemble the connector components into the wiring harness.

1. Disable all Datum Display types.

2. To be able to view light cables more easily, change to the dark background color:
◾ In the main window, click File > Options. Select System Colors and then select Dark
Background as the Color Scheme and click OK.

3. Orient to the FRONT view orientation.

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4. In the menu manager, click Flatten > Components > Assemble.

5. Select the location on the right end of the blue wire.

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6. Notice the orientation options, and click Done from the menu manager.

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7. In the menu manager, click Disassemble.

8. Select the connector and click Done.

9. In the menu manager, click Assemble All.

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10. In the menu manager, click Redefine.

11. Select the right connector.

12. Click Orient Angle from the menu manager.

13. Type 180 and press ENTER.

14. Click Move Segment in the menu manager, and drag the black wire as necessary.

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15. Drag the wires on the left connector as necessary.

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16. To be able to view the 3D model more easily, change to the default background color:
◾ In the main window, click File > Options. Select System Colors and then select Default as
the Color Scheme and click OK.

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This completes the procedure.

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