Material packages can be placed at fixed height (levels). The machinings in the material package are placed on the rod independently of any profile extensions, mullion joints or geometric specifics (pitches, sill height offset, etc.). The resulting machinings from the material package are thus always at the right position. Additional advantages are both the calculation-specific and production-specific considerations for the articles needed.
1. Creating machinings
Go through the “CNC Database” to the “Machinings”.
Select a system.
Create two machinings at the top for the mullion splice:
Top, on side 1
Top, on side 6
Then create two more machinings at the bottom for the mullion splice:
Bottom, on side 1
Bottom, on side 6
2. Creating a machining group
Under “CNC Database” -> “CNC Groups”, select the system.
Click the “Add” button to create a new group.
Select the manufacturer and enter the group name for the machinings at the top.
Specify the systems in which the machining should be used and under Type, select the option “End Machining”. Click on “OK”.
Open the new group.
Enter the profiles. In the corresponding fields underneath, enter the machinings that you created in step 1. Save the settings.
Then create another group in which you combine the machinings for the bottom.
3. Defining a material package
Under “User Database” -> “system Input” -> “Material Package”, select the system.
Click the “Add” button to create a new material package.
In the area on the right, you can now add new data.
Give the material group a name and select the option “Mullion splice” under “Type”.
Now enter the corresponding profiles, additional parts and the machining group into the three fields.
Save the data and switch back to the project centre.
4. Using the material package for mullion splice
In Input of Element, you can select the material package for the mullion splice.