How to use the Unwrap Command in Autodesk Inventor

The Unwrap command in Inventor allows you to unwrap most shapes that cannot be flattened by the unfold command and saved or exported in different formats.

Unwrap can be used to create a flat surface profile of any faces selected from a normal part, whether complex geometry created by surface modelling or a simple solid model this feature works well.

This will also give sheet metal users the ability to unwrap trickier geometry where material deformation is taking place due to the component being pressed rather than folded.

This is a great addition to Inventors toolset when looking into design challenges like ducting developments and flat profiles of complex geometry.

See our overview video below which explains the Unwrap command in Inventor in more detail.

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