The aim of this option is to declare a default material for each material family.

Each time a user creates a new machine in Motor Factory, these default materials will be automatically chosen.

Here is the way to define default materials:

How to define a default material ?
1 Main button to open the dialog box allows declaring the default materials.
2 Dialog box allows choosing one default material for each material family.
3 For each material family, expanding the menu allows choosing among all the possible materials stored in the material database (REFERENCE as well as USER material database).

The choices of default materials are achieved when clicking on the “Validate” button.

It is also possible to cancel the choice.

5 Additionally, it is possible to choose any material as the default material of its family by clicking the right mouse button on it and selecting the “Default” option.