Hello everyone, first time poster here. I have been trying to figure out a way to flatten a sheet metal part in the shape of a wine barrel. Can anyone give me some pointers? I have tried adding a stright section in the middle to have a flat curved surface, but to no avail. Any help would be appreciated.
If what i'm picturing is right, you are trying to create a double curved model in sheet metal. This type of deformation falls outside of the "normal" sheet metal design paradigm. You can of course model the finished part shape needed in the part environment, just not currently, as at ST6, in one step, for the sheet metal environment, to flatten.