SOLIDWORKS SHEET METAL TRAINING

Learn to build stand-alone sheet metal parts convert conventional parts

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  • INSTRUCTOR-LED ONLINE LENGTH: 3 days


PREREQUISITES: Mechanical design experience; completion of SOLIDWORKS Essentials or similar experience.


DESCRIPTION:  The SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal course will teach you how to build standalone sheet metal parts and convert
conventional parts to sheet metal in assembly context.

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Lesson 1: 
Basic Flange Features 

  • What are Sheet Metal Parts? 
  • Sheet Metal Methods 
  • Base Flange 
  • Sheet Metal Parameters 
  • Editing Sheet Metal Parameters  
  • Sheet Metal Bend Features 
  • Flat-Pattern Feature 
  • Additional Flange Features 
  • Edge Flanges 
  • Editing the Flange Profile 
  • Edge Flanges on Curved Edges 
  • Miter Flanges 
  • Hem Feature 
  • Tab Features  
  • Cuts in Sheet Metal 
  • Summary of Flange Features  

Lesson 2: 
Working with the Flat Pattern 

  • Working with the Flat Pattern . 
  • Flat Pattern Settings 
  • Features for Manufacture 
  • Corner-Trim Feature 
  • Corners in the Formed State 
  • Closed Corner 
  • Corner Relief 
  • Break Corner/Corner Trim  
  • Producing the Flat Pattern 
  • Sheet Metal Cut List Properties 
  • Flat Pattern Drawing Views 
  • Flat Pattern View Properties 
  • Drawing Document Properties 
  • Sheet Metal Tables 
  • Cut List Properties as a Note 
  • Exporting the Flat Pattern 

Lesson 3: 
Additional Sheet Metal Techniques 

  • Additional Sheet Metal Methods  
  • Designing from the Flat 
  • Sketched Bend Feature 
  • Jog Feature  
  • Adding Features in an Unfolded State  
  • Unfold and Fold 
  • Swept Flange 
  • Swept Flange Flat Pattern Options 
  • Lofted Bends 
  • Lofted Bends in the Design Library 

Lesson 4: 
Converting to Sheet Metal 

  • Sheet Metal Conversion 
  • Insert Bends Method 
  • Imported Geometry to Sheet Metal 
  • Adding Rips & Inserting Bends 
  • Making Changes 
  • Welded Corner  
  • Converting Cones and Cylinders  
  • Convert to Sheet Metal 

Lesson 5: 
Multibody Sheet Metal Parts 

  • Multibody Sheet Metal Parts  
  • Multibodies with Base Flange 
  • Sheet Metal Parameters for Multibodies 
  • Cut List Item Properties for Multibodies 
  • Flat Pattern Drawing Views for Multibodies  
  • Cut List Balloon Annotations 
  • Exporting to DXF/DWGs with Multibodies 
  • Convert with Multibodies 
  • Hiding and Showing Bodies 
  • Using Split with Sheet Metal Parts 
  • Patterning for Multibodies  
  • Using Edge Flanges to Merge Bodies 
  • Interfering Bodies 
  • Combining Sheet Metal with Other Bodies  

Lesson 6: 
Forming Tools and Gussets 

  • Sheet Metal Forming Tools 
  • Standard Forming Tools 
  • Form Tool Features in the Flat  
  • Part Document Properties 
  • Custom Forming Tools 
  • Split Line 
  • Forming Tool  
  • Form Tools in Drawings 
  • Sheet Metal Gusset 

Lesson 7: 
Additional Sheet Metal Functions 

  • Additional Sheet Metal Functions 
  • Cross-Breaks 
  • Vent Features 
  • Mirror Part 
  • Tab and Slot 
  • Process Plans 
  • Sheet Metal Costing 

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