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Unable to convert solid object to sheet metal

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lo_kin
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Unable to convert solid object to sheet metal

Hi, 

 

When I'm trying to convert an object into a sheet metal so I can unfold it and add patterns to it, the software returns a "can't calculate body thickness" error. Any advice on why this error shows up? I tried it on a simpler geometry before in the same file and it worked. Maybe because of an existing sheet metal rule?

 

Thanks in advance for the help. 

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dan.banach
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Hi @lo_kin ,

Thanks for posting your question. Looking at the image, I believe this issue is the thickness does not look uniform. Sheet meet requires a consistent thickness. You could try to split the bodies into two bodies with a uniform thickness for each body and work with them independently.

 

Hope this helps.

-Dan



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