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  1. #1
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    Default Change K factor fro sheet metal design

    dear all

    if some one know how to change the K factor in sheet metal branch, int this branch you can adjust the K factor from0-0.5 i thik, you cant increse the value more thane one, but i want to increase this value more than one, please Help.

    Thanx

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    What kind of sheet material are you working with Ameen? Must be some sort of high tech material if the K-factor is greater than 1

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-factor_(sheet_metal)

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    Dear Mr.CATIA

    First thanx for your reply, i am working in factory that manufactur hollow metal doors. as you know we use sheet to product the doors & fram. so that i use AutoCad to design the sheet,also i use formula to calculate the unfolding size.

    i am keen user in CATIA program, but the size for unfolding sheet in CATIA dosent match with formula. So i need to increase the value of K factor Up to 1.75 to be the size matches togother.

    if you have another method plese advise

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    The value of K factor should be smaller than one, you can use the K factor calculator to do the calculations.

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