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How to identify the Parallel Datum Plane of a Solid Part Surface.

rkumar-10
5-Regular Member

How to identify the Parallel Datum Plane of a Solid Part Surface.

Hi

 

I have to process all the parts in an assembly to export in DXF drawing format.

So, one assembly level drawing will be created with views of Solid Parts. 

However i am not sure how to identify the right view or plane. 

As most of the solid parts are rectangular plate items. I am trying to get the surface with largest area. 

now how to identify this surface is parallel to which Datum plane.

So that i can place a view in Drawing.

If you have a better idea please let me know.

 

Rakesh

 

2 REPLIES 2
FV
17-Peridot
17-Peridot
(To:rkumar-10)

Hello all,

 

Get a surface normal vector and a datum plane normal vector, convert vector coordinates to some common coordinate system, calculate a dot product. The parallel planes will have a value of +/- 1.0.

HIH.

FV.

rkumar-10
5-Regular Member
(To:FV)

Hi

Can you please share a sample implementation of this?

 

//Rakesh

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