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Why is my form tool adding material?

Question asked by Pete Lilley on Jan 23, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 24, 2018 by Jonathan Harrach

I have never used sheet metal in SW before so I know very little about it.  I want to create cut out vents around a ring; so I created a form tool with the shape I want.  When I apply the tool it cuts as expected but then adds material to the part under the part of the form tool that hangs over the edge.  How do I get it to not add any material and retain the existing ring outline?  Do I need to make the form tool match the part outline exactly?  If so then I need to create a new form tool for each location?


The form tool.



The resulting cut with added material.