Nuts & Bolts
Finally patched the bugs that caused deformed models on 3ds max versions above 2015. It now supports versions up to 2019. A new and improved version of Nuts & Bolts is now available for free download. Enjoy !
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.
Current version 0.3.2 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
- Washer chamfer
Supported versions are Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 to 3ds max 2019. It may or may not run properly in lower and higher versions than these.
The script is attached. Check the help file for more info.
3ds Max 2011 to 2019