If you work with sheet metal design, you know it’s pretty simple to create a flat pattern of a relatively simple shape. Creating a bracket or square casing? You can flatten the #&[email protected]% out of it. But what about a complex shape? And if you eventually get it flat, how do you know it’s done right?
NX CAD One-Step Formability not only flattens complex shapes, it provides an in depth stress analysis showing where thinning and deformation may occur. The video below walks you through it.