Creating a Bridge

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

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If not, open the Stamping5.CATPart document from the samples directory.

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  1. Click the Bridge icon I_BridgeStampP2.gif (867 bytes).

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

The Bridge Definition dialog box opens, providing default values.

  1. Change the value in the different fields, if needed:

  • Height H

  • Radius R1

  • Radius R2

  • Angle A

  • Length L1

  • Length L2

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

  1. Click Apply to preview the bridge.

  1. Click OK to validate.

The bridge (identified as is created and the specification tree is updated accordingly.


Check the No radius option to deactivate the Radius R1 and R2 values, and to create the bridge stamp without a fillet.

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