MC2017-1WhatsNew


Magna-Catalogs 2017.1 Enhancements

Below is a list of new components added to our growing list of Magna-Catalogs. To learn the icon color definition, please view the  “Magna-Catalog User Guide here.


General Announcements

  • Consolidated Catalogs.  – For this release, all the Magna-Catalogs have been zipped inclusive to their specific data to include any support media such as icons, textures, videos. This provides easier download delivery in a more cohesive bundle. You no longer have to download the support media separately. IMPORTANT: To see videos of the new features, go the video folder in the directory structure of the downloaded catalog files.
  • Isolated  “0-LUMBER”  sub-group to new Magna-Catalog – In an effort to keep the Magna-Catalogs to a manageable file size, we decided to separate  the “0-LUMBER” sub folder in the Mag-TOOLS catalog to its own new catalog entitled “Mag-LUMBER. See below in “New Catalogs” section.
  • Isolated  “0-SYMBOLS”  sub-group to new Magna-Catalog – In an effort to keep the Magna-Catalogs to a manageable file size, we decided to separate  the “0-LUMBER” sub folder in the Mag-TOOLS catalog to its own new catalog entitled “Mag-SYMBOLS. See below in “New Catalogs” section.
  • Updated Icons  We updated numerous icons  to better follow  guidelines and provide a better visual cue.

New Catalogs

  • Mag-OFFICE. (MC #: Mag-OFFICE) – A collection of components typically  found in an office and surroundings.
  • Mag-LUMBER. (MC #: Mag-LUMBER) – A collection of common wood products and ancillary components  for carpentry and construction.  This  catalog was separated out from the Mag-TOOLS catalog to reduce file sizes
  • Mag-SYMBOLS. (MC #: Mag-SYMBOLS) – A collection of 3D markup type components to help assign comments to 3D models and icon creation. This  catalog was separated out from the Mag-TOOLS catalog to reduce file sizes

 


General Enhancements

 

“H Pocket” Height Handle Set to Active.

We set the Height sizebox handle to  active so upon drop you can enter the depth of pocket immediately. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

 

Relocated  “Patent Pending”. 

We relocated the”Patent Pending” shape to the “0-SHAPES” sub-group. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

 

Relocated  C’Bore Holes. 

We relocated the (2) ANSI C’Bore Holes to the “0-SHAPES” sub-group. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

 


New Components and Shapes

 

3 Section LOFT

We created a new loft intellishape that was developed with 3 cross-sections. This provides a head start to your lofting needs. You edit the intellishape using standard practices.

 

“Island”.

The “Island” shape is the positive feature to the “H Pocket”. We set the Height sizebox handle to  active so upon drop you can enter the height of Island immediately. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

Angled  Bracket

This shape can be dropped as a Part or Add Intellishape to create a “L” type bracket. The angle of the bracket  can be altered using the direct 2D dimension constraint. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

Ice Cubes

An assembly of Ice cubes  for the party goer. MC#:Mag-COMPS

 

Noisemakers

An assembly of party favors for those who like to party. MC#:Mag-COMPS

 

Salon Studio

Added  a Salon environment to Magna-STUDIOS. MC#: Mag-STUDIOS

 

Bathroom Studio

Added  a Bathroom environment to Magna-STUDIOS. MC#:Mag-STUDIOS

 

H Arc Slot

A new Hole Arc Slot shape has been created to add curved slots into your design. MC#:Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

 

Weld Bead  – Straight STITCH

Added is a new Linear Stitch Weld Bead  pattern. MC#:Mag-TOOLS

 

T-Nuts; Self Aligning

We added two (2) Self aligning T-nuts, M6 and M8 thread. The parts also have IronCAD-Mechanical “Add Attachement” capbilities to take you directly to the website of component by righ clicking on it and selecting “Open Attachment”. MC#:Mag-TOOLS > 0-FASTENERS

 


4 New Studio Environments

Added  Moneygram Shop, Moneygram Building, Walmart, and City Block Enviroment to Magna-STUDIOS. MC#:Mag-STUDIOS

 


New Parametric and Advanced Variant Shapes

 

Unified Thread Profile

A variant 2D shape of UNC and UNF Thread profiles that is used in conjunction with the Thread feature tool. Simply drag into scene and select the desired Tab which indicates the thread per inch. Then use as your thread profile section.  MC#:Mag-TOOLS > 0-SHAPES

 

Updated NPT Hole to Variant Model

We added design variations to the existing 1/8″ NPT hole so as to include the variants for NPT sizes from 1/8″  to 2″ standard sizes. MC#:Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

 

Updated NIPPLE Sch.40

We updated the NIPPLE Sch. 40  to include SmartAssembly™ attachment points for  the new Weld Bead parts. MCMag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

 

Updated PIPE Schedule 40  with SmartAssembly™

We updated the PIPE Sch.40 part that is based on the standard PIPE part to include SmartAssembly™  attachment points for  the new Weld Bead parts.   MC#Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

Weld Bead  – STITCH

Added is a new Stitch Weld Bead  part that has SmartAssembly™ attachment points to be used with the SmartAssembly™ PIPE part.  The weld  is designed to attach to the OD of the PIPE.   It also has design variations assigned allowing you to select the desired bead width. MC#Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE 

 

Weld Bead – ROUND

Added is a new Weld Bead  part that has SmartAssembly™ attachment points to be used with the SmartAssembly™ PIPE part.  The weld  is designed to attach to the OD of the PIPE.  It also has design variations assigned allowing you to select the desired bead width. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

Weld Bead  – SINGLE

Added is a new Weld Bead  part that has SmartAssembly™  attachment points to be used with the SmartAssembly™  PIPE part.  The weld  is designed to attach  to the OD of the PIPE.  It also has design variations assigned allowing you to select the desired bead width. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

Pipe End Cut

Added is a new End Cut intellishape that has SmartAssembly™  attachment points to be used with the SmartAssembly™  PIPE part.  The end cut  is designed to attach  to the ends of the PIPE.  It also has design variations assigned allowing you to select various pipe sizes. The sizes range from 1/8” thru 1-1/4” pipe. MC#: Mag-TOOLS > 0-PIPE

 

Plate with Chamfered Corners

Added is a new Part that is a plate that has chamfered corners. YOu can resize the plate and corners are maintained. You can also edit the chamfer size as you would normally.