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Material packages for mullion splices

Enter machinings

Click “CNC Database” > “CNC Machining” and select a system or click the button “All Systems”.

The input window for the CNC machining opens.

Machinings for mullion splice top face 1

The first step is to create the machinings for the mullion splice top on face 1.

Enter the name of the machining at “Name”. The CNC’s list of abbreviations will show the most common abbreviations of machining names.

At “Group type” select the option “End machining”.

Enter a description of the machining in “Info 1” and “Info 2”.

At “Reference profile” you select the basic profile by which the machining is to be executed.

At “Face”, select “Face 1”.

At tab “1” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: -45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “2” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: -45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “3” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: -85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “4” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: -85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

After you have entered the data, click on the “Save” button.

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

Machinings for mullion splice top face 6

The second step is to create the machinings for the mullion splice top on face 6.

Enter the name of the machining at “Name”. The CNC’s list of abbreviations will show the most common abbreviations of machining names.

At “Group type” select the option “End machining”.

Enter a description of the machining in “Info 1” and “Info 2”.

At “Reference profile” you select the basic profile by which the machining is to be executed.

At “Face”, select “Face 6”.

At tab “1” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: 45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “2” you enter the following data

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: 45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “3” you enter the following data

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: 85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “4” you enter the following data

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: 85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

After you have entered the data, click on the “Save” button.

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

Machinings for mullion splice bottom face 1

The third step is to create the machinings for the mullion splice bottom on face 1.

Enter the name of the machining at “Name”. The CNC’s list of abbreviations will show the most common abbreviations of machining names.

At “Group type” select the option “End machining”.

Enter a description of the machining in “Info 1” and “Info 2”.

At “Reference profile” you select the basic profile by which the machining is to be executed.

At “Face”, select “Face 1”.

At tab “1” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: -45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “2” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: -45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “3” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: -85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “4” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I1
  • Reference Z: I1
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: -85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

After you have entered the data, click on the “Save” button.

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

Machinings for mullion splice bottom face 6

The fourth step is to create the machinings for the mullion splice bottom on face 6.

Enter the name of the machining at “Name”. The CNC’s list of abbreviations will show the most common abbreviations of machining names.

At “Group type” select the option “End machining”.

Enter a description of the machining in “Info 1” and “Info 2”.

At “Reference profile” you select the basic profile by which the machining is to be executed.

At “Face”, select “Face 6”.

At tab “1” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: 45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “2” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: 45,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “3” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 110,0 mm
  • Position Y: 85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

At tab “4” you enter the following data:

  • Type: Circle pocket
  • Milling type: Contour
  • Reference Y: I2
  • Reference Z: I2
  • Delta X: 40,0 mm
  • Position Y: 85,0 mm
  • Diameter: 15,0 mm
  • Machining from (Z): 0,0 mm
  • Machining depth: 2,1 mm

After you have entered the data, click on the “Save” button.

In the pre-view window at the bottom you can see the result of your input and if necessary you can correct it.

Grouping machinings

CNC Group for mullion splice top

Select at “CNC database” > “CNC Groups”.

Click the “Add” button to create a new group.

Enter the main group name at “Name“.

Determine the system in which the machining is to be used and select the option “End machining” at Type.

Click on “OK”.

In the next window, you define the profiles and machinings to be used in this group.

In section “Profile 1” you enter the profile numbers of the mullions for which the machinings are to be considered. In the input area below, enter the machinings that you have created for this purpose.

CNC Group for mullion splice bottom

Select at “CNC database” > “CNC Groups”.

Click the “Add” button to create a new group.

Enter the main group name at “Name“.

Determine the system in which the machining is to be used and select the option “End machining” at Type.

Click on “OK”.

In the next window, you define the profiles and machinings to be used in this group.

In section “Profile 1” you enter the profile numbers of the mullions for which the machinings are to be considered. In the input area below, enter the machinings that you have created for this purpose.

Creating a material package

The next step is to create a material package.

In the Project Center, on the File menu, click “User Database” > “System Input” > “Material Packages” and select a system.

The input window for material packages opens.

Click the “Add” button to create a new material package.

Enter a name for the material package.

Select “Mullion splice” at “Type”.

At “Valid profiles ” you enter the article numbers of the mullions for which the material package is to be considered.

In the right-hand column, enter the machining group with the top partition in the upper area.

In the area below, enter the machining group with the partition at the bottom.

Additional articles can be added in the area below at “Additional articles”.

Use in element input

Create a curtain wall position in the input of elements.

Click on “Mullion splices” in the section “Element” and choose the button “All”.

Determine the position of the mullion splice.

At „Material package“ you choose the material package you created for mullion splice.

In CNC-Machining, the machining of the material package is displayed.

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