Material Package for Roller Support

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 “CNC Machining”.

Select a system.

Create the machinings for the profiles.


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.


Specify the systems in which the machining should be used and under Type, select the option “Free Group”. 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.

3. Defining a material package

Under “User Database” -> “System Input” -> “Material Package”, select the series in question.

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 “Roller Support” 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 a material package for roller support

In Input of Element, you can select the material package under Pin/Roller Support.


The machinings from the material package are displayed in CNC machining.



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