For over 20 years, Logopress’s only business has been the development of die design software for the tool and die industry as well as flattening and blank prediction software for many kinds of parts. Up until 2002, the company provided 2D software solutions in France. In 2000, after three years of research and development in 3D technology, it also decided to develop 3D parametric solutions and to expand its business worldwide.
More and more die designers all over the world are currently running Logopress3™. Many people who need to create die quotations (via a quick strip layout) or/and to flatten complex 3D shaped parts (via a quick blank determination) are also running Logopress3. Currently, Logopress3 is used in over 30 countries around the world.
Logopress3F for SOLIDWORKS offers finite element analysis together with flattening capabilities, helping the designer and/or estimator quickly and easily determine the theoretical blank of a complex 3D formed part and get stress, strain, thinning and thickening information. Native models as well as imported models can be used. Logopress3F is not only for the tool & die industry.
Experience has shown that users can quickly, easily, and accurately flatten parts from various applications such as:
- Automotive type, double-curved surfaces
- Complex 3D-shaped parts
- Cloth (car seats, textile industry)
- Plastics and adhesives
- Leather (shoes)
- Canvas and nylon (tents and bags)
- Inflatable objects
- Packing and packaging
- Orthopedic braces (medical industry)
- Curved plasterboard and swimming pool liners