By Miles Nicholson
It’s easy to add additional manufacturer data fields into a components property. The following shows how a motor can have current added as a new manufacturer data field.
A motor has the Manufacturer data fields of Speed, IP Rating & Power as a default. You can easily add current as an additional field which in turn will be shown within the Component properties and the Manufacturer part properties.
Select the Library ribbon tab >
Highlight Motors down the left hand side of the dialogue >
Browse to the Component class properties and choose a spare field e.g. Manufacturer data 4
Select and associate to “Current rating (TD_CURRENT_RATING)”
Select to confirm the changes
The Component properties dialogue will now show: