Place a conveyor belt using an .xml or .xls file - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Material Handling

Intergraph Smart 3D
12.1 (2019)
  1. Click Place Conveyor Belt Command on the vertical toolbar.

  2. Select the plant coordinate system to associate with the conveyor belt from the Workspace Explorer.

  3. Click Path by Import XML/XLS to select a path option.

  4. Click Browse to navigate to the .xml or .xls file that defines the conveyor belt, select the file to import, and click Open.

    • The .xls file must be created in Sidewinder. The .xml file must be created in a third-party application, such as Helix or Sidewinder, or by exporting a conveyor belt to .xml. See Export a conveyor belt to XML.

    • Use the drop-down menu to the right of the File name box to select a Sidewinder file.

  5. Specify the parent object for the conveyor belt in the Select Parent box.

  6. Specify the belt part for the conveyor belt in the Belt Designation box.

  7. Specify the conveyor belt dimensions in the Belt Width and Belt Thickness boxes.

  8. Click Finish.

    The conveyor belt displays in the model.