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.

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
108

PAM-STAMP solver 2018.0.1 - Troubleshooting
Recommended file exchange in case of unexpected solver stop without error message. MPI change in case plateform mpi issue in DMP
Martin Holecek
Sheet Metal Forming
266

Smart computing with PAM-STAMP
Tips and tricks to reduce computational time for PAM-STAMP input files.
Vladimir Cerny
Sheet Metal Forming
306

How to clean registry to restore files association
Clean the registries manually to fully use the files associativity from PAM-STAMP in the last installed version.
Benoît Muller
Sheet Metal Forming
228

How to define frame manually for die compensation
Method to define manually frame used for projection in die compensation in processes where frame can’t be taken automatically from tool kinematics.
Vladimir Cerny
Sheet Metal Forming
477

How to repair mesh nodes with node projection on arc or line
Guidelines to help to fix some local mesh issues by using new nodes projection tool in PAM-STAMP
Vladimir Cerny
Sheet Metal Forming
360

How to do Export of SolidWorks Objects to PAM-STAMP?
Guidelines to export objects done in SolidWorks and retrieve then maximum information when importing in PAM-STAMP.
Harald Porzner
Sheet Metal Forming
398

What to do before making a die face or meshing an existing die?
Minimize time and maximize result quality on the simulation side by using the stitching tolerances in import options in Visual Mesh and in PAM-STAMP.
Harald Porzner
Sheet Metal Forming
275

How to create and share keyboard shortcut keys?
Tips and tricks to help users to create and share their shortcut keys in PAM-STAMP
Benoît Muller
Sheet Metal Forming
356

Physical Optics (PO) VS. Geometrical Optics (GO)
The purpose of this article is to compare two High Frequency formalisms, namely Physical Optics & Geometrical Optics, with a brief overview of their advantages & drawbacks.
Jean-Claude Kedzia
Electromagnetics
144