Helium polish software
What is new in the Helium Polish version 4.17?
  1. New parameters for Step Cut / Triangle
  2. Parameters of curve, head, point and wing facets and illustrations are available in reports for polished rounded fancies
  3. Facets marking algorithm is improved
  4. Colour of pictures in reports and export data is defined in INI files
  5. The same names of reports used in a title of report, template file name and in the Helium program

1. New parameters for Step Cut / Triangle

  • Diameter (side based) - length along the normal to the side of triangle (figure 1, 2, 3)
  • Table table length along the correspondent diameter (figure 1, 2, 3)
  • Width minimum Diameter (figure 4)
  • Length maximum length in the direction +/-10 degree from the normal to Width (figure 4)
  • Width-wise table - Table / Width

Please see example of new report for triangle:

Full report for Step cut / Triangle   PDF

2. Parameters of curve, head, point and wing facets and illustrations are available in reports for polished rounded fancies

New parameters angles, azimuth and height of Curve, Head, Point and Wing facets and illustrations with facet markings are available in the polished reports for rounded fancies.

Sample of illustration:

H - Head
C - Curve
W - Wing
P - Point

*To switch of marking of facets set parameter FacetClassShow=0 in INI file.

Full list of new parameters

  • Crown curve angle
  • Crown head angle
  • Crown point angle
  • Crown wing angle
  • Crown curve azimuth
  • Crown head azimuth
  • Crown point azimuth
  • Crown wing azimuth
  • Crown curve height
  • Crown head height
  • Crown point height
  • Crown wing height
  • Pavilion curve angle
  • Pavilion head angle
  • Pavilion point angle
  • Pavilion wing angle
  • Pavilion curve azimuth
  • Pavilion head azimuth
  • Pavilion point azimuth
  • Pavilion wing azimuth
  • Pavilion curve height
  • Pavilion head height
  • Pavilion point height
  • Pavilion wing height

Please see examples of new reports for rounded fancies:

Full report for Pear   PDF
Illustrated report for Marquise   PDF

Note: Crown mains, nock and other angles, azimuths and heights are obsolete. But you can find these parameters in full report for rounded fancies.

3. Facets marking algorithm is improved

Facet types Curve, Head, Point and Wing are defined more precious for most of rounded fancies.

4. Colour of pictures in reports and export data is defined in INI files

United template for Color and B&W report is used in new version of the program instead of two templates for Colour and B&W report. The colour of pictures is defined in INI files now.

To output B&W pictures set parameter ColorReport=0 in INI file.
Colour pictures are exported in the reports by default. Parameter ColorReport=1

The example of new template with INI files.

Full_report_for_brilliant.rtf RTF Report template
Full_report_for_brilliant_Color.ini INI file for Color Report
Full_report_for_brilliant_BW.ini INI file for B&W Report

Download new set of report templates

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