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Sub-Assemblies in BOM

Discussion in 'Using Alibre Design' started by Mika, Jul 27, 2019.

  1. Mika

    Mika Member

    Hey.

    beginner question, but how to show only "first level" parts, just like sub-assemblies in a BOM?
     
  2. DavidJ

    DavidJ Alibre Super User Staff Member

    In design properties of the sub-assembly, check the 'treat as part in BoM' box.
     
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  3. Mika

    Mika Member

    Works fine. Thank you. :)
     
  4. Mika

    Mika Member

    Hey. Is there a same kind of possibility for different configuratuons of One part? Different configurations would ne nice to see on a different BOM lines.
     
  5. DavidJ

    DavidJ Alibre Super User Staff Member

    Configurations are supported in AD Expert. If different configurations are used in an assembly, AND you add a column to the BoM to display either 'Configuration Name' OR 'Part-Configuration Name' then the number of rows will expand such that each configuration used gets its own line in the BoM.
    ConfigsBOM.jpg
     
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  6. Mika

    Mika Member

    Few things more and my drawings start to be just as I want to.
    1. How to anchor bom list on the drawing board corner?
    2. How to get assembly total weight on the drawing? (I made my own drawing template, but I didn't found the weight "property value".)
     
  7. OTE_TheMissile

    OTE_TheMissile Alibre Super User

    I always just got it close and then zoomed waaaaaaaay in on the print to move it to the final location :rolleyes:
     
  8. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    Although I would like the "'Treat as Part in BoM" to be a default setting rather tha something I turn ON in every Assembly as , with almost zero exceptions the components of an Assembly are defined in the Assembly's Drawing. -- Lew
     
  9. Mika

    Mika Member

    I need main assy weight on the title block. Bom-list sub-assemblies weights are show’n ok on the bom-list lines.
     
  10. Mika

    Mika Member

    Weight needed in the ”property values”.
     

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  11. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    My argument is that all such values should be accessible through the Equation Editor Values for accessibility and applicable anywhere in either Design Modeling or Drafting. -- Lew
     
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  12. idslk

    idslk Alibre Super User

    Hello Mika,

    something like this:
    upload_2019-8-6_17-17-56.png

    It's a "one column one row custom bom" ...

    Regards
    Stefan
     
  13. Mika

    Mika Member

    Stefan that looks ok, but can I still have normal assembly parts list on the drawing? Two Boms in same drawing?
     
  14. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    Stefan -- At least here in the U.S. the "Total Weight" value is part of (usually Sheet 1) Title Block entries. -- And then for my weirdie, why not allow weight to be measured in grains, picograms, etc. rather than limiting it to lbs and (incorrectly) kg/gr? And, while off on this tangent, why not allow (say) furlongs and cubits for distance? [Back in the dark ages I had to rework an "engineering analysis" where speed was listed in furlongs per fortnight.]
     
  15. idslk

    idslk Alibre Super User

    Hello Mika,
    like this:
    upload_2019-8-6_22-0-12.png

    The "big bom": export bom as *.csv -> import as table
    The weight same as last time...

    Regards
    Stefan
     
  16. idslk

    idslk Alibre Super User

    Hello Lew,
    as well as i'm not the one to ask for this
    it might be the same reason why we here in german do not have the possibility to choose Schiffzentner, Neulot, Skrupel or Korn...
    Regards
    Stefan
     
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  17. Lew_Merrick

    Lew_Merrick Alibre Super User

    Ah, kgf, right? -- Lew
     
  18. OTE_TheMissile

    OTE_TheMissile Alibre Super User

    The heavy metal band?

    ;)
     

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