Re: Idea for a new functionality; Split Sheet Metal Body à la "Normal Cutout"


Hi Clive,


Thinking of an alternative solution;


What if the Normal Cutout feature would allow creation of multiple bodies?

We could then make a very narrow cutout; I tried this on a part and came to the conclusion that narrow in reality means e.g. for a 3mm sheet thickness the minimal gap width is somewher between 2mm and 2.5mm because of the angle the cutout has across bends.

When crossing bends under 90° the gap can be even 0.05mm:

2017-02-03_43.gifNormal Cutout resulting in Multiple Bodies2017-02-03_44.gifNormal Cutout resulting in Multiple Bodies "proof of cheat"

OK, I cheated Smiley Very Happy


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