Tips & Tricks

Here you will find articles on how to solve specific issues related to ESI's software solutions. Missing ESI products will be added progressively. Each article has a short abstract which is accessible to everyone. As logged users you can see the full article with all attached screenshots, and you can post comments related to each article.

Advanced Piercing - PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 2020.0
Presentation of the new functionality of Advanced Piercing within PAM-DIEMAKER for Catia V5 2020.0
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
6

Trimming segments improvements - PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 2020.0
Trimming segment functionality has been improved within PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 2020.0 Movie is presenting how it works.
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
7

Geometrical drawbeads with Design Table
CATIA V5 offers powerful functionality to modify existing geometry “from outside” via DESIGN TABLE. PAM DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 also supports this procedure with some prerequisites.
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
126

How to use Blank Holder functionality in PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5
This video shows how to use Blank Holder functionnality to create mono surface Blank Holder shapes and combination of several Blank Holder patches.
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
101

How to create a complex blank holder with PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5
This video shows how the complex blank holder of a double action draw die can be created from multiple segments using a combination of standard CATIA and special PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 functions all available inside the Blank Holder dialog.
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
82

Improve trimming with Overshoot
Trimming in PAM-STAMP can fail due to a too short trimming segment curve leading to not cut properly the blank mesh. This can be solved by using Overshoot option in PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5.
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
124

Trim and Shear Angles
Explanations about Trim and Shear Angles
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
146

Simulating Electroplating using CFD-ACE+
Electroplating is the oldest industrial application of electrochemical reactions where metals or alloys from metallic ions in electrolytes are deposited on a substrate. Plating enables engineers to tailor a deposit’s mechanical, electrical and magnetic properties and...
Naveen Vetcha
CFD
234

A note on output files generated in a typical CCP simulation
This tip provides an explanation about all the important files that are written by the solver when running a CCP Simulation
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
45

Addressing non-Maxwellian EEDFs using Look Up Tables
To a large extent, electron energy distribution functions (EEDFs) determine the properties of partially ionized low temperature discharges. The typical approach in modeling such discharges involves a) assuming an EEDF or b) computing an EEDF.
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
25