A grasshopper definition handled a detailed, rigid [unfolding:fold] of each aluminum segment, taking into account material thickness. This produced the necessary channel widths to be milled into the piece for a given fold angle.
[Unfolded:fold] surface.
A grasshopper definition was developed to slice the aluminum skin along user-specified planes, [unfolded:fold] each resulting segment, and tested for fit within our limited sheet size.
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Perforation tests for aluminum honeycomb [folding:fold].
A series of [unfolding:fold] options are generated to joint locations across aluminum panels.
Anodized aluminum pieces are [pre-fit:joint] before [folding:fold].
Aluminum pieces are [pre-fit:joint] before [folding:fold].
Folding arrangement for a single [folded:fold] panel.
Tiling pattern for aluminum honeycomb skin.
A parametric study develops the relationship of the aluminum honeycomb panels to the underlying rib structure.
Anodized aluminum pieces are [pre-fit:joint] before [folding:fold].
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