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BlankWorks V4.3 for SolidWorks 2011BlankWorks V4.3 for SolidWorks 2011

DN Staff

January 31, 2011

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BlankWorks V4.3 for SolidWorks 2011

BlankWorks V4.3 for SolidWorks 2011

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FormingTechnologies Inc.'s BlankWorks v4.3 providesSolidWorks2011 users with a fully integrated tool for developingoptimal flat patterns from complex 3D designs. New features in BlankWorks 4.3include flange/blank synchronization with SolidWorks geometry, blank edgesmoothing to generate tangent continuous arc and line geometry to enhance thetranslation to the manufacturing process. In addition to flat patterndevelopment and flange unfolding, BlankWorks also provides a contour plotindicating the thickening and thinning resulting from the forming process. Itaccounts for material stretch and deformation as well as bending and canflatten any SolidWorks geometry. This tool can also be used to assess thefeasibility of a part for manufacturing.

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