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Can't do stress analysis on sheet metal parts?

Builder
Builder

When I go to select geometry in sheet metal for stress analysis, I can't seem to select any of the part. Do I need to convert this into a standard part before analysis?

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Hi Luke,   SE should come up with the error message about...

Gears Esteemed Contributor Gears Esteemed Contributor
Gears Esteemed Contributor

Hi Luke,

 

SE should come up with the error message about needing a "Mid-Surface" to be created prior to setting up the analysis. If not, expand the menu behind "Add Body" to get to it...follow the prompts, then re-try your analysis.

 

SE_ST6_Sheetmetal_MidSurface.png

Sean Cresswell
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