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Davveys Nut and Bolt Generator 1.5.0 for Maya (maya script)

Davveys Nut and Bolt Generator

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Compatibility

  • 8.x, 7.x, 6.x, 5.x, 4.x

Operating Systems

  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows

History

Created:11/25/2006
Last Modified:03/19/2007
File Size: 33.3 KB

Note:- Any Duplicate files contained in any of my script packs can be used. Just ensure you copy the latest version of any file. These script packs are being built up using some common utility type scripts which are shared across more than one pack.


Improved design of Bolt Head and Nut chamfer to give a radius to edge. Also corrected error in scripts that produced eight sided instead six sided Hexagon Heads, Also added simple shader options for Steel, Stainless, Black, Aluminium, Brass and Copper shaders.


Description Section

These Scripts will build Metric Nuts, Bolts and Washers to exact scale and specification as per DIN Standards


Installation
Just install scripts in any Maya script path and install Icon and Image files in MayPrefsIcons directory


Usage Section

Type DVY_BoltandNut in command line or middle mouse drag it to a shelf. There is an Icon file supplied to use with the Shelf Button.

To use this these scripts Select Diameter required. Standard Pitch is the only one currently available. Then select quantiy to be produced. Each `Set` produced will contain the same group of items.

If other `Groups` of items required re-run to suit needs. If you require a `Threaded Hole` to fit in a surface then run script as required and create a plain hole of the correct thread diameter and place the `Dummy Hole` inside it.


Each Thread has had a smoothing action applied to the Polygon section but it is set at `Zero` subdivision Levels until smoothing is required. Each Threaded item has been setup that when moved in the `Y` axis the item will Rotate in `Y` axis at a rate to match the pitch of the thread" .


Installation

Just install scripts in any Maya script path and install Icon in MayPrefsIcons directory (to use with any Shelf button).


Installation example (for Maya 8.0):


1. Install scripts in the Maya Script directory
E:Documents and SettingsDavveyMy DocumentsMaya8.0scripts

2. Install all icons (xpm files) in
E:Documents and SettingsDavveyMy DocumentsMaya8.0prefsicons


Thanks and enjoy any comments good or bad let me know at Davvey@ntlworld.com Also please rate the scripts if you like them and any feedback on additions required.



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