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Sheetmetal rolling without fixed flat surface or a line parallel to centre of radius.

Question asked by Kent Zhou on Nov 6, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 7, 2014 by Krzysztof W.

Hi, I am trying to roll a piece of sheet metal as shown in pictures below.


Solidworks just won't allow me to convert this to a sheet metal.

I have also tried base flange with the basic shape, unfold part, do the cutting. It just won't allow me to fold the part back! I am assuming the fix face to select for fold needs to be parallel with the bendline. (Not sure if I have described this properly). Neither would sketch bend with a big radius work.


Any workaround?