Adjust labor times for drilling

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Adjust labor times for drilling

In Drill Maintenance, you can view, add and modify drill time information to match the time standards of your shop. You can also add new drill types or create a list of drill rates. The drill times set in Drill Maintenance are used when you directly apply them to an estimating job as additional labor.

The labor time entered in Drill Maintenance maintenance will be applied according to the drill settings determined in the Fabrication Information - Operations dialog box. For more information, see Modify labor operation settings. Note that when the thickness that you have defined for punching is greater than the punch capacity, Tekla EPM automatically switches to drill times.

  1. Click the Maintenance ribbon tab.
  2. On the menu, select Estimating > Labor Maintenance > Drill.

    The Drill Maintenance dialog box opens.

    You can click an item in the navigation tree on the left to filter the drill information that is displayed.
  3. According to your needs, do any of the following:


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    Add a new drill rate

    1. Click New.

    2. In the Shop Setup list, select the shop for which you want to add the rate.

    3. In the Drill Type list, select if drilling is done automatically or manually.

    4. Determine the thickness and the number of holes per hour.

    5. Click Add.

    The new drill rate is added to the list.

    Modify an existing drill rate

    1. Select the drill rate that you want to modify.

    2. Modify the shop, drill type, thickness, and holes per hour information.

    3. Click Edit to save the changes.

    Delete a drill rate

    1. Select the drill rate that you want to delete.

    2. Click Delete.

    3. To permanently delete the drill rate, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  4. To close the dialog box, click the Close button (X) in the upper-right corner.
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