Exporting Tube and Pipe Runs in Bending Machine Format

exporting tube and pipe runs in bending machine format

From the Inventor Tube and Pipe Environment, you can export your pipe runs to Bending Machine Formats. The available export types are XYZ, YBC, and LRA.

To export Tube & Pipe runs in a bending machine-compatible file format, follow the steps below:

  1. Activate “Tube and Pipe Runs”
  2. Activate the specific pipe run (“Run02” is active in the image below)
  3. Right Click on the “Tube Segment” and select “Bending Machine Output…”
  4. Save the file, remember to choose the format required.

exporting tube and pipe runs in bending machine format inventor

The animated GIF below shows how to do this in practice.

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