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

How to create a complex blank holder with PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5

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. read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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SteamVR Binding errors when using HTC Vive Tracker (ADMINISTRATOR)

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. read more
Virtual Reality
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New Physics Solver "ICA Stiff Solver" (USER)

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... read more
Virtual Reality
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Improve trimming with Overshoot

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. read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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PAM-STAMP solver 2018.0.1 - Troubleshooting

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 read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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Conversion Files .fdb in .erfh5 on Network Drive

Conversion Files .fdb in .erfh5 on Network Drive
It is not straightforward to do the conversion Files .fdb in .erfh5 on Network Drive in Visual Viewer. In order to make it work properly, it is necessary to map network drive to the local machine. In this way, the files on network could be handled like on local... read more
Welding & Assembly
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Trim and Shear Angles

Trim and Shear Angles
Explanations about Trim and Shear Angles read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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Crash when launching Visual on CentOS

Crash when launching Visual on CentOS
On Linux, at moment of launching Visual-Environmnet, crash happens after having selected Visual Weld. It is possible to try following steps to solve the problem. - Launching Visual in debug mode - Downgrade GlibC to 2.12 - Install freshly NTP read more
Welding & Assembly
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Computation Manager - Basic mode

Computation Manager - Basic mode
Compute results on a model with minimum of inputs read more
Multiphysics
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Material Properties visualization

Material Properties visualization
Check material properties on model read more
Multiphysics
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