Creating a Curve Stamp

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

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If not, open the Stamping3.CATPart document from the samples directory.

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  1. Click the Curve Stamp icon I_CurveStampP2.gif (876 bytes).

  1. Select Sketch-for-Curve-Stamp, the curve previously defined. 

The Curve Stamp Definition dialog box opens, providing default values.


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

  • Height H: the total height

  • Radius R1: the outer bend radius

  • Radius R2: the outer bend radius

  • Angle A: the stamping draft angle 

  • Length L: the stamps' maximum width

  1. Click Apply to preview the curve stamp.


  1. Click OK to validate.

The curve stamp (identified as Curve is created and the specification tree is updated accordingly.

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  • Check the No radius option to deactivate the Radius R1 and R2 values, and to create the curve stamp without a fillet.
  • Check the Obround option to round off the edges of the curve stamp.

Obround option checked

Obround option unchecked

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