Is there a way to produce a sharp fold in cabling of a flat/ribbon cable? Currently the cable will make a large radius to make the fold where the entire folded area does not violate a give bend radius. I'm wondering how to control that bend radius at this location to make that as sharp as possible.
This thread is inactive and closed by the PTC Community Management Team. If you would like to provide a reply and re-open this thread, please notify the moderator and reference the thread. You may also use "Start a topic" button to ask a new question. Please be sure to include what version of the PTC product you are using so another community member knowledgeable about your version may be able to assist.
Here are some examples of how I have made a ribbon in the past. One is fully constructed and one uses a sheet metal part as a ribbon cable. Somewhere during our update the bipmap got lost that was a picture of a ribbon cable and I had plastered to this part which made it look very convincing.
Try routing the network along a straight curve, have another curve normal to this offset by the dia. of the wire. I can usually get it close to a flat fold; a little rounding on the angle of the fold though.