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Can a circular tube be made in onshape sheet metal and show up in the flat pattern.

dan_schniersdan_schniers Member Posts: 14 ✭✭
Like a shroud with vent openings.
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  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    Any idea what the limit on segment count may be?  (Either from a coded limit or a performance wall). Can we get so close as to fool the naked eye?

    Cheers, Owen S.
    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,191 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @owen_sparks, I imagine the number of segments would be limited by the bend radius selected. I wouldn't bother with that route, though. More trouble than it's worth. Plus, k-factors are approximations to begin with. If the entire part was just one bend after another, I wouldn't have much faith in the flat pattern.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    Thanks @mahir appreciate the explanation.  Cheers, OwS.
    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
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