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Stumped trying to model a tilted flange on fabricated steel girder (want to get as one piece sheet metal for forming)

Question asked by Dave Krum on Oct 4, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 10, 2016 by Dave Krum

Good morning All,

Got a weird project here for something I haven't tried yet.  Its a fabricated steel girder with the top flange (basically made up of 3 different parts) tilted about 2.4 degrees off centerline.  The shop foreman would like to bend this tilted top flange in one piece to eliminate weld prep and seaming.  The tilting makes it difficult for me to develop.  Not sure of the correct approach.  I basically just modeled the web, then simply sketched a rectangle cross section tilted and on centerline with web centerline then extruded up to surface for the two easy sections.  But stumped what to do with middle section on the slant.  I was hoping to get it all one piece, then use convert to sheet metal for the proper flat.  Any suggestions would be great.  I've attached the pdf of the drawing as well as my part file.  Thanks in advance

 

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