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

e-Café #7 - Maillage volumique avec Visual-CAST™ 16.0
Créez le maillage volumique à l’aide de la fonction Grid Definition dans Visual-CAST™ 16.0
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
7

e-café #5- Pilotage du refroidissement par thermocouple à l’aide de ProCAST™ et QuikCAST™
Pilotage du refroidissement par thermocouple à l’aide de ProCAST™ et QuikCAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
14

e-café #4- Modélisation de l’emballage (Wrap) à l’aide de ProCAST™
Modélisation de l’emballage (Wrap) à l’aide de ProCAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
6

e-café #3- Modélisation des opérations de poteyage et soufflage à l’aide Quik CAST™
Modélisation des opérations de poteyage et soufflage à l’aide Quik CAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
5

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

Interface SYSWELD / ABAQUS
The objective of this interface is to perform a restart with ABAQUS using a SYSWELD computation. The difficulty is to transfer the metallurgical effects in a data structure which is not designed for it.
Yonggang Duan
Welding & Assembly
85

How to Obtain Best Results within Reasonable Time from a Heat Treatment Simulation
Heat treated parts are in most cases not clamped during heat treatment, for an FEM analysis, at least a static determined clamping is needed that does not allow any rigid body motion.
Yonggang Duan
Welding & Assembly
35