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.

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
89

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
81

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
71

SteamVR Binding errors when using HTC Vive Tracker (ADMINISTRATOR)
Recent Vive Tracker Changes: Latest SteamVR Updates in October 2018 have changed the default behavior for Vive Trackers, and it is causing some confusion. We want to explain how to mitigate the setup for using Vive Tracker with IC.IDO.
Gregor Altmann
Virtual Reality
138

New Physics Solver "ICA Stiff Solver" (USER)
IC.IDO 12.1 introduces the next generation of physics solver. The new solver focuses on improvements of performance and stability in general, but also puts focus on Elastic1D-Elastic1D and Elastic1D-Rigid contact situations resulting in improved collision handling and...
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
54

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
98

Trim and Shear Angles
Explanations about Trim and Shear Angles
Matthias Hoss
Sheet Metal Forming
132

Tips for Immersive Workspace Parameters (USER)
This is a description of several parameters of the Immersive Workspace module within IC.IDO. This document helps you to understand the different parameters in order to set up your immersive environment for your needs.
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
130

Switch Ergonomics module in IC.IDO 11.2 (ADMINISTRATOR)
IC.IDO 11.2 introduces the new IDO.ErgonomicsRAMSIS module with the digital human model based on RAMSIS, while still offering as well the previous IDO.Ergonomics module based on CharAT. If users need to switch frequently between the two modules, we describe here the...
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
128
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Laptop Graphics Support with IC.IDO (ADMINISTRATOR)
IC.IDO 11.2 supports HMD-ready laptops, i.e. laptops with NVIDIA Quadro P4000/P5000 graphics cards. However on systems with both onboard- and dedicated Quadro graphics card, care has to be taken that IC.IDO utilized the High-Performance graphics card.
Frank Schoeffel
Virtual Reality
99