Special User Feature - Bushing Weight Calculator

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This special user feature is available in open source form in OpenVision.lbs.

The feature enables you to calculate the weight and price of a variety of bush designs based on a material setup as a part. The material part can be dropped onto the calculator from the Parts Scratchpad. The material part should have its Specific Gravity set.

Customisation CUSTOM CAPABILITY: This is a customisation class which is provided in open-source form within your OpenVision.lbs library. It may have been originally developed for a specific Caliach Vision user and may be highly specific to their data. It is not covered by normal customer support.

Field

Description

Inches

Select this option to use inches for dimensions.

Millimetres

Select this option to use millimetres for dimensions.

Selling Price

Choose this option to use the materials selling price to calculate the design price.

Current Cost

Choose this option to use the materials current cost to calculate the design price.

Standard Cost

Choose this option to use the materials standard cost to calculate the design price.

Material

Enter the part number of the material to be used for the bushing. You can drag the part from the Parts Scratchpad and drop it into the field.

Kilos per litre

Kgs. per litre volume value of density of the material. By default this is the Specific Gravity of the material part.

Description

Material description.

Full Round

Calculates for a full round bush.

Half Round

Calculates for a half round bush split axially.

Rectangular

Calculates for a rectangular cross-section bush with round bore centre.

None

Choose this option for a bush with no flanges.

One

Choose this option for a bush with a single flange.

Two

Choose this option for a bush with two flanges.

Flange OD

The outside diameter of the flanges, if any.

Flange Thickness

The flange thickness, if any.

Bush OD

Bush body outside diameter.

Bush ID

Bush bore inside diameter.

Length

The overall length of the bush.

Machining Allowance

The machining allowance on all surfaces. This will increase the use of material.

Rate

The rate per kilo in local currency being used to calculate the price.

Kilos

The calculated weight in kilos of the design.

Price

The price based on the calculated weight and the rate per kilo.

Button

Action

Copy Result to Clipboard

Creates a text-based version of the results and places this in the clipboard. You can then paste elsewhere.

Compiled in Program Version 3.10. Help data last modified 11 MAY 2008 11:52. Class wOptBushCalculator last modified 21 MAY 2008 13:31:25.

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