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HOW TO CONVERT SURFACE TO SHEET METAL?

Does any one know how to convert a surface to sheet metal?

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  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,234 PRO
    Accepted Answer
    In whe sheetmetal feature choose the thicken option 
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member, OS Professional, Developers Posts: 1,951 EDU
    Accepted Answer
    Alternatively, the Convert option can be used if you want to use all faces of the surface.

    The only surfaces supported are cylindrical, extruded, or planar.
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: View FeatureScripts
  • baldo_floresbaldo_flores Member Posts: 5
    Accepted Answer
    thank you

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  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,234 PRO
    Accepted Answer
    In whe sheetmetal feature choose the thicken option 
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,753
    Each surface face must be planar though. Trying to convert a curved surface will not work. 
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member, OS Professional, Developers Posts: 1,951 EDU
    Accepted Answer
    Alternatively, the Convert option can be used if you want to use all faces of the surface.

    The only surfaces supported are cylindrical, extruded, or planar.
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: View FeatureScripts
  • baldo_floresbaldo_flores Member Posts: 5
    Accepted Answer
    thank you
  • Alexy_KougermanAlexy_Kougerman Member Posts: 8 PRO
    NeilCooke said:
    Each surface face must be planar though. Trying to convert a curved surface will not work. 

    hey
    what to do if I need to get a unfolder from a surface (single curvature)

  • Alexy_KougermanAlexy_Kougerman Member Posts: 8 PRO
    edited April 19
    ?
  • lanalana Onshape Employees Posts: 602
    You can now convert cylindrical or extruded surface to sheet metal. 
  • Alexy_KougermanAlexy_Kougerman Member Posts: 8 PRO
    lana said:
    You can now convert cylindrical or extruded surface to sheet metal. 

    the point is for my case the surface is not cylindrical or extruded, it is loft and single curvature and I need to get a unfolder
  • lanalana Onshape Employees Posts: 602
    @Alexy_Kougerman
    Then check out this resent custom feature from Konstantin 
  • Alexy_KougermanAlexy_Kougerman Member Posts: 8 PRO
    edited April 22
    thanks a lot @lana
    I have already contacted @konstantin_shiriazdanov and received help, it is seems to me he is a magician and a wizard...  ;)
    the FS unwrap ruled segment is that I need

    by the way the sheet metal model (fot default inerface) is a good feature, but it does not desire to know conic surfaces unfortunately





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