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custom blank shape (manually defined flat pattern)

Question asked by Tim Rosendal Halvorsen on Dec 7, 2020
Latest reply on Dec 7, 2020 by Heiko Sohnholz

Hi all

 

I have a part created in sheet metal, but the actual flat pattern should be different.

imagine having a plate with a lot of machining, but you also need to have the stock material laser cut.

 

So, attached simple part have the default config, which is the one I need to machine.

The Flat Pattern configuration is the stock I need to order.

 

Reason I want this to be a true flat pattern is because I use CUSTOMTOOLS to create the DXF files from parts where configuration is flat pattern.

 

So I can't have multiple configurations - it should act like a normal sheet metal part, and when I flatten it, the block shape would be displayed.

Also, the thickness is different as you will notice, and it is the thickness of the block I need.

 

Let me know if this can be done !

 

File is made using SW2020

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