Recommended Learning Duration: 12 Hrs

Overview: Through this course, the user will be able to learn SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Design. On completion of this course, user will be able to: 

  • Understand the GUI
  • Create Base Flange
  • Convert the Solid body into Sheet Metal
  • Understand the different types of Flanges
  • Learn Forming Tool
  • Understand the Fold, Unfold and Flatten views

Course Structure: 

Introduction to Sheet Metal Design

  • Define Sheet Metal
  • Advantages of Sheet Metals
  • Know the Sheet Metal Terminology
  • Learn the Sheet Metal processes
  • Principle operations in Sheet Metal cutting
  • Understand Bend Allowances
  • Clearance in Sheet Metal cutting
  • Drawing of metal into thin sheets

Sheet Metal Commands

  • Create Base Flange
  • Create Lofted Bend
  • Create Edge Flange, Miter Flange and Swept Flange
  • Apply Hem, Jog, Sketch Bend and Cross Break
  • Use of Corner and Forming tool
  • Create Sheet Metal Gusset
  • Create Tab and Slot
  • Create Extruded Cut and Simple Hole
  • Create Vent, Normal Cut and Rip

Design of Sheet Metal component-1

  • Create Base Flange and Edge Flange
  • Define the Custom Relief type
  • Create Slot, Hole, Mirror and Extruded Cut
  • Apply Sketched Bend and Edge Bend
  • Create Hem and Circular Emboss
  • Create Rib, Simple Hole, Circular Pattern and Corner Trim

Design of Sheet Metal component-2

  • Draw the basic profile
  • Create Jog feature
  • Draw the Circle and Pattern circle
  • Create Slot cut and Linear Pattern
  • Draw Rectangle
  • Create Edge Flange and Corner Relief
  • Create Unfold view
  • Apply Appearance
  • Modify the length of Hem
  • Apply Corner Relief Fillet

Pre-requisite: User should be a Mechanical Engineer and should have completed SOLIDWORKS Part Design course. The recommended version for practice exercises is SOLIDWORKS 2019 and above.

Training Method: Instruction based and Hands-on practice.

Course Validity: 90 days from the date of enrolment.

Instructor Video Duration: 60 Mins

Downloadable Exercises: 2

Recommended Practice Hours: 10 Hrs



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