Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Hello, I have this imported strip that I would like to convert to sheet metal and get a flat from it. What is the best way to go about this? I am having problems making sheet metal flat when I have a split line. I am trying to do this with a cone but I realize its not working ever on a simple piece. Has anyone come up with away around this? I have tried ma... Hi to all! I would like to ask someone of you to help me how to get unfolded metal sheet for cover that have trapezoidal shape. Actually, I'm not familiar with using that (Sheet Metal module). Thank you in ad... Was working on attached weldment, found it is somehow corrupted, thinks a part is sheet metal when it isn't. It used to have some sheetmetal bodies in it. I found the bad feature and can fix, but w... Hi guys, Been using this forum for years to answer questions and finally have one I couldn't find an answer to. Here's what I am dealing with: We are air bending steel on a press brake to form pa... I'm currently trying to bend a metal sheet that already has bends on it, no idea how to do it, i've been using solidworks for around 3 weeks now. Any help would be much appreciated. I basically need the metal sheet wi... Hey guys, I have a bent piece of sheet metal and it gives me a flat pattern as expected. I want to be able to link the flat pattern dimensions from the auto-created "Bounding Box" sketch so that I can pu... I have a weird thing going on. I am trying to use Normal Cut feature to normalize a beveled cut in a sheet metal part - but for some reason, instead of removing extra material like it normally does, in this part it ad... Hello all This type of file is still a headache for me. I don't have premium for the flatten feature and dont know much about lofted bends. If it was just a round i could probably handle it... I am trying to create a flat pattern for a sheet metal disc that will be rolled to Ø10 3/4". I can create the part, but the flat pattern fails. The component is highlighted in blue. Hello Everyone, I'm a long time user and I was a long time contributer as some of you may know. Anyway, I have performed many searches on this topic but I haven't been unable to find the answer I'... I am working with a multibody sheetmetal part that has fifteen bodies with ten being unique, and have a need to save out all of the unique bodies as a dxf. While I have a macro to save out all of the flat patterns ind... Making a rolled sheet metal part using a Lofted Bend. One end of the part needs to be slightly larger than the other. The smaller end needs to have tabs to mate with another part. The problem is that when I Un... The attached drawing is 2018. I am designing a part out of bendy plywood (attached part). I thought I could make the part from sheet metal and flatten it to get the pattern to cut the bendy wood to. ... I'm trying to extrude this sketch with the Base Flange feature but not having any luck. Some other members have claimed I can do it but its not working for me. So If I'm doing something wrong and you can explain it l... I need to come off the edge of the sheet metal (at the red arrow) with a 12mm radius before I go straight down with a flange. I keep trying different ways to change the radius but keep getting the same .27 mm radius. ... I would like to edit the Edge flange "Default Radius". If I check the box, it reverts back to numbers opposite of what I have now. . Can anybody tell me where to find this setting ? Thank you. Any ideas what i am doing wrong? Can`t solve those errors... When I make performance evaluation, the closed corner command takes up most of the detailed rebuild time, and who can fix the problem? k-factor and bend radius is fix for our machine. When I put the bend perimeters in, it adds the dimensions of the bend to the part.