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Tangency lines not showing in a drawing view

mpeterson
1-Newbie

Tangency lines not showing in a drawing view

Hello group,



I am having a problem with tangency lines not showing in an assembly drawing when the view is no hidden lines. In the same drawing I get a view where a portion of a section view is blank too. I have seen this behavior before, but I never found the fix because it was not critical for that particular drawing. This same drawing looked fine before I made some geometry changesand alsochanging the accuracy for some of the parts. Attached is an image showing the partial blanked out area of a section view. Any suggestions will be greatlyappreciated.



Sincerely,


Mark A. Peterson


Design Engineer


Varel International


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Hi Mark,
Have your geometry changes resulted in an interference condition between
two parts? This causes ProE to interpret hidden lines incorrectly - it
may also be affecting the tangent lines in your case.

Regards,
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Mark von Huben

Principal Mechanical Engineer
Cochlear Ltd
1 University Ave
Macquarie Park, NSW, 2113
Australia

p +61 2 9425 5210


dgallup
4-Participant
(To:mpeterson)

Sections can fail when there is a surface coplanar with the cutting plane. Sometimes a curved surface tangent to the cutting plane too. Try moving the cutting plane slightly.

In Reply to Mark Peterson:



Hello group,



I am having a problem with tangency lines not showing in an assembly drawing when the view is no hidden lines. In the same drawing I get a view where a portion of a section view is blank too. I have seen this behavior before, but I never found the fix because it was not critical for that particular drawing. This same drawing looked fine before I made some geometry changesand alsochanging the accuracy for some of the parts. Attached is an image showing the partial blanked out area of a section view. Any suggestions will be greatlyappreciated.



Sincerely,


Mark A. Peterson


Design Engineer


Varel International


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