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Can I create 2D pattern on spiral, using sheetmetal?

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Can I create 2D pattern on spiral, using sheetmetal?

Hello, I'm trying to create a part using sheet metal option, so I could unbend, cut, etc... and band back.

The part is similar to a rolled corrugated paper strip. My plan to use a 2D spiral curve base and add pattern features along its sweep direction equally spaced.  

Can I do it with Creo Sheetmetal? I couldn't figure out an easy way to do that.

The pictures below show I am trying to create:

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Re: Can I create 2D pattern on spiral, using sheetmetal?

One way to achieve this sheet metal like geometry is by using surface commands. I created the solid geometry (which can then be converted to a sheet metal part and flattened to a blank) shown below in Creo 4 and I attached the file here for your reference.

 

 

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