SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Complex Sheet Metal Part 1 Tutorial

Picture-RegularSheet Metal Part 1: This is a sheet metal part symmetric vertically with respect to the Right Plane. Sheet metal features are used so that the part can be flattened out to create a flat pattern. Sheet metal features determines the thickness, bend radius, and k factor. 14 Gauge Steel is used for this model. The design begins in a flat state to maintain critical boundary dimensions. A combination of Sketched Bends and Edge Flanges to are used to create the desired geometry.


Download: Complex Sheet Metal Part 1
Complexity: Complex
Features: Sketched Bends, Edge Flanges, Mirror Tool, Linear Pattern

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DraftSight Download: In conjunction with DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes’ 2D CAD product, the 2D drawing(.dwg) file of the Complex Sheet Metal Part 1 is now available for download here.


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