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FiberSim Error

FiberSim Error

(OP)
Hello,

I am trying to generate flat pattern layouts from FiberSim 13 but I keep running into the same error: "Could not generate the flat pattern. Check the placement planes." I've tried rebuilding the model, boundaries, etc with no luck. Any suggestions? What are placement planes exactly?

RE: FiberSim Error

fiber sim and catia composites are pretty similar. in catia i use producibility analysis and only then flattening. without producibility there is no way to get flat patterns.

RE: FiberSim Error

(OP)
I run the producibility before trying to generate flat patterns and it works fine. I see the mesh over the part and no errors are reported. Do you know what "placement panes" are? Thanks for the reply

RE: FiberSim Error

in catia this option is in the flat patterns dialog. upload a screen shoot..again i don't use fiber sim. maybe the program just asks you for a plane for flat patterns

RE: FiberSim Error

It's been several years since I used FiberSim, but I agree with JeniaL that it is asking for the plane upon which to generate the flat pattern.

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RE: FiberSim Error

if producibility goes well there should not be a problem for flattening. upload a picture of flattening dialog.

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