Place equipment symbols in 2D - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Material Handling

Intergraph Smart 3D
12.1 (2019)
  1. In Sketch 2D, click Place Belt Components Custom Command to open the Place Belt Components Dialog (Sketch 2D).

  2. Select Equipment in the Select Belt Component box.

  3. In the Symbol Directory box, specify the needed Symbol Share folder.

  4. Click Place Along Tab (Sketch 2D Place Belt Components Dialog Box - Equipment).

  5. In the Part Class box, select the type of idler to be placed.

  6. In Part Name, select the idler part to place.

  7. In Count, type the number of idler parts to be placed.

  8. In Offset, type the offset from the start point for the position of the first part.

  9. In Spacing, type the spacing between parts when Count is greater than 1.

  10. The Orientation box sets to Normal to Belt by default. If not, click Change and select a new value.

  11. In the Selection Mode box, select a method for creating the start point on the belt profile.

  12. In the Direction of Placement box, select a direction value.

  13. Based on the specified Selection Mode, select a start point on the belt profile in the graphic view of the drawing.

    After a valid selection is made, the Go button is active.

  14. Click Go to place symbols for the idler parts.

  15. Repeat these steps as many times as required to populate the belt with symbols for the selected part.

  • The software places subsequent parts relative to placement of the previous idler.

  • On subsequent executions, if Offset is 0, the value of Spacing is automatically used as the first offset.

  • When you place equipment and then modify the geometry of the belt profile, the equipment gets distorted. To correct the distortion use the Sync3D-2D feature to realign the components in Sketch 2D according to their positions in 3D environment.