Projecting Measured Point

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Projecting Measured Point

Post by JNorton » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:00 pm

I need to project/transform a measured point 179.2725° around the Z-axis and take a measurement between the transformed point and the original measured point. Is this possible?

I'm using CMM Manager 3.8 Sp1

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Re: Projecting Measured Point

Post by myork1967 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:35 pm

Under the constructions for point you have an option to move a point along an axis. It creates a 2nd feature....try that.

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Re: Projecting Measured Point

Post by myork1967 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:35 pm

Under the constructions for point you have an option to move a point along an axis. It creates a 2nd feature....try that.

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Re: Projecting Measured Point

Post by JNorton » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:30 pm

Thanks for the reply. That creates a second feature but it functions independently of the measured geometry of the original point and remains static no matter where the measured point is. What I need the second point to do is rotate around the Z-axis 179.2725° maintaining the radial distance from center of the original point. I have a sector gear that has an odd number of teeth and I need to simulate a measurement over two pins that fit inside of opposite teeth; but since I have an odd number of teeth the over-pin measurement will be offset slightly to simulate the nearest theoretical gear tooth opposite the measured one. I'd include screen caps but ITAR regs and such keep me from doing that.

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Re: Projecting Measured Point

Post by medupriest » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:54 am

if you construct a point at the centroid of the feature, then right click on that construction and select "Transform". Then you can enter in the angle of rotation, select the current reference frame, and select make 1 copy.

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Re: Projecting Measured Point

Post by JNorton » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:08 am

That worked! Thanks!

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