Nuts and Bolts

33 votes
Version: 
0.3.0
Date Updated: 
02/25/2015

Nuts & Bolts

A new and improved version of Nuts & Bolts is now available for free download. Enjoy !

 

Additional Info: 

Introduction

Nuts & Bolts for Autodesk 3ds Max is a free MaxScript for creating nuts and bolts models. The models are realistic and can be created in a single click.

There are many parameters to get a model of specific look or size.

The script is a freeware and can be used for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. It is provided unencrypted for further mods or improvements.

Feature List

Current version 0.3.0 has these features:

  • Single click creation of Nuts, Bolts and Washers
  • Creates a text marking on top of the bolt
  • Adjustable parameters for diameters, heights, thread pitch/depth etc
  • Placement at specified position
  • Can link the nut and washer to the bolt
  • Can lock some parameters so that the bolts get matching nuts
  • Live preview model that changes with settings
  • Assign wirecolors to all parts

System Requirements

Supported versions are Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 to 3ds max 2015. It may or may not run properly in lower and higher versions than these.

Download

The script is attached. Check the help file for more info.

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 2011 to 2015
AttachmentSize
nutsandbolts-030.zip128.75 KB

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JezUK's picture

Same for me, Strange Result

Same for me, Strange Result :(

lumemku's picture

win10 and max2017 works well

win10 and max2017 works well

oormicreations's picture

Please try lower versions -

Please try lower versions - 2015 and below.
It can take some time (many months) to update it for newer versions of max.

ostia's picture

win10 and max2017

strange result

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oormicreations's picture

Thanks for the preview idea.

Thanks for the preview idea. I added it to the to-do list.

Nevil's picture

This is greate

Great Script, Thank you.

Can you add a realtime preview for it for example simple 6 side cylinder for size of the nut resize by spinner value change.

oormicreations's picture

Yes, a scripted object with

Yes, a scripted object with real threads is planned.

lantlant's picture

I love it. Although I prefer

I love it. Although I prefer a plugin scripts.

Bolt scripted object

oormicreations's picture

Thank you. The post is now

Thank you.
The post is now updated with new links.

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