Sheet Metal

Understanding Sheet Metal and Transformed Sketches and How They Behave

Sheet metal parts can have sketches in the Folded and the Flat Pattern states (Fig. 1) Sketches created in the folded state can have an equivalent “transformed” sketch in the Flat Pattern state. All sheet metal parts have a fixed face. The fixed face is the one that remains in the same position when unsuppressing the […]


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SOLIDWORKS Part Reviewer: Toolbox Assembly Tutorial

Toolbox Assembly: This assembly was created with several sheet metal components. Almost all the parts are made with sheet metal features and can be flattened out. Several different sheet metal features are used in the individual files including edge and miter flanges, hems and jogs. There are three configurations of the assembly which control the top cover […]


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