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Convert curved model into flat pattern.

By Nuno Felix on 12 Nov 10:50 1 answer 0 comments

I need to convert the attached file into a flat version of it.
I tried converting it into a sheet metal part to see if i could create a flat, but no success. Please help.

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  • Wilhelm Coetzer
    Wilhelm Coetzer about 2 years ago

    Hi Felix

    I have found the same problem with the sheetmetal development in Inventor (don't know if the other software are any better at it...).

    It seems the flat pattern is only possible with sheelmetal that can be bent in a bending machine.

    As soon as you need a mold/stamp method... it just won't.

    (I'd like to hear from other users designers what their experience with the software is - maybe I'm doing it wrong)

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