Creating a Bridge

This task shows you how to create a bridge by specifying the punch geometrical parameters.

Open the NEWStamping5.CATPart document from the samples directory.

  1. Click Bridge .

  2. Select a point on the top face where you want to place the bridge.

    The Bridge Definition dialog box opens, providing default values.
  3. Change the value in the different fields, if needed:

  4. Select an edge to give the direction of the bridge.

  5. If you want to create a relief under the bridge, select one of the Relieves options and type values in the L1 and L2 fields.

    There are two types of relieves available :

    Square relief


    Round relief

  6. Click Preview to visualize the bridge.

  7. Click OK to validate.

    The bridge (identified as is created and the specification tree is updated accordingly.
    You can use 0 as the Radius value to deactivate the Radius R value, and to create the bridge without a fillet.
    Please refer to the Customizing Standard Files chapter to define the Standards Files.