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solidworks 3d cad training course


Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials or Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)

Description: Sheet Metal teaches you how to build sheet metal parts using SOLIDWORKS. Building standalone sheet metal parts, converting parts to sheet metal, and modeling sheet metal parts in the context of an assembly are all topics that are covered in this course.

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Use of Color

Lesson 1: Sheet Metal Flange Method
What are Sheet Metal Parts?
Sheet Metal Methods
Base Flange
Flat Pattern
Edge Flanges
Editing Sheet Metal Settings
Cuts in Sheet Metal
Break Corner
Sheet Metal Costing
Sheet Metal Parts in Drawings

Lesson 2: Sheet Metal Convert Method
Sheet Metal Conversion Topics
Converting to Sheet Metal
Imported Geometry to Sheet Metal
Using the Rip Feature
Adding Bends in Place of Sharp Corners
Sheet Metal Features
Making Changes
Adding a Welded Corner

Lesson 3: Multibody Sheet Metal Parts
Multibody Sheet Metal Parts
Methods to Create Multibody Sheet Metal Parts
Creating Multibodies by Sketching
Miter Flange
The Cut List Folder
Cuts using Multibodies
Patterning Sheet Metal Bodies
Sheet Metal Properties
Multibody Drawings
Using Mirror and Insert Part
Interfering Bodies
Exporting Sheet Metal Bodies
Using Split

Lesson 4: Sheet Metal Forming Tools
Sheet Metal Forming Tools
Modifying an Existing Forming Tool
Creating a Custom Forming Tool

Lesson 5: Additional Sheet Metal Features and Techniques
Additional Sheet Metal Features
Swept Flange
Using Symmetry
Additional Modeling Techniques
Conical Swept Flange
Sheet Metal Gusset
In-Context Methods
Process Plans

Appendix A: Sheet Metal Tables
Customizing Tables