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Convert to Sheet Metal thickness tolerance control

Question asked by Mike Helsinger on May 6, 2015
Latest reply on May 7, 2015 by John Stoltzfus

It is common for me to receive a part file from a customer that I have to convert to sheet metal.  These parts may be thicknesses that require 3 place decimal input, but the Convert to Sheep Metal tool will sometimes chop the third decimal after an entry like Detail A:


                    DETAIL A                                        DETAIL B

in this case giving me a sheet metal part .060 thick.  I have been fixing this by creating the convert feature, then going back into the Sheet Metal feature (Detail B) in the design tree and fixing it there.  I haven't found a precision tolerance control for this.  Anyone know why this happens & how I can get this right the first time?