SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Metal Clip Tutorial

MetalClip_imageMetal Clip: SOLIDWORKS sheet metal is used to deliver a flat pattern. Areas with distortion that cannot be unfolded by SolidWorks sheetmetal are modeled separately in both the folded and the flat configurations to get a pretty accurate flat pattern without compromising the design.

Download: Metal Clip
Complexity: Complex


Features: Insert>Sheet Metal>Bends…, Boundary, Loft, Surface-Fill, Replace Face, Multiple ways to use chains of model edges as profiles

Learn more on the SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer or view all the Part Reviewer Tutorials here.

DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Metal Clip is now available for download here.

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