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Help with twisted chute

Question asked by Brian Corbin on Sep 2, 2014
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2014 by Brian Corbin

Help an Inventor user out... Please.....

 

Im trying to build a twistewd chute as per attached. The chute needs to be made between the shown flanges with 4 Sheetmeatls sides, each with 1 bend in the centre. Yes im probably going about this all wrong and in an inventor fashion... but I cant see how to make this work?

 

I have 2 sections of one side "complete" but cant figure out how to merge them into one face? In Inventor I can make the sketch for B-Flange2 colinear with the shared edge and extrude a second sheetmetal "face" on the body, it will automatically add the bend etc into it.

 

The corners of the 4 sides should be edge to edge etc etc.

 

Is someone able to show me a better way to complete this part, as Im scratching my head a little here....

 

Many Thanks

Brian

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