Tag: Assemblies

Visualizing Assemblies

Inspecting large assemblies can be challenging. One way to simplify this task is to hide/show Physical Products, or assign different colors to them. We can do this in EKL using two properties: Show and Color. Show Show is a Boolean property. If set to true, the element will be shown, if false, it will be […]

CATIA Assemblies

Since CATIA is rooted in manufacturing, it permits reusing VPMs (explains in this post) across assemblies to accomodate the universal need to create component-based products. Once multiple copies (clones) of a VPM exist in an assembly, three object types become important to understand: Reference, Instance, and Occurrence. Reference A Reference object stores the data without […]