Join Gabriel Corbett for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Edit Flange Profile tool, part of SOLIDWORKS 2013-2017: Sheet Metal Design.
The Edge-Flange2 is awesome, however, what if we don't want a flange to go the whole…length of the edge or we don't want just a basic edge flange?…How about adding a hole or two? It's all possible using the Edit-Flange…Profile tool. There are a few rules that we need to…follow to make the flange build correctly. To get started, let's go ahead and choose…this edge over here, and click on the Edge-Flange2.…We get the little pop-up displaying the flange as we see it.…If I spin it around, notice over here on the left, right under the edge I chose, I…have this Edit-Flange Profile button. If I click on that, it puts me into a…Sketch Mode and I have the ability to then grab any of these sketch lines and move…them around. Notice the lines on the right and left are black.…
That doesn't mean you can't grab them, and still move 'em around.…So, I can adjust the length of that flange, the height of that flange.…And if I want to even zoom in on it, I can even add onto it.…So in this case here, we'll grab that line command, and I'm going to draw a line.…
- Understanding sheet metal fundamentals
- Creating base features
- Creating flanges and tabs
- Making hems and corner features
- Unfolding and folding parts
- Adding cuts across bends
- Adding welded corners
- Using the Forming tools
- Importing geometry
- Using the Convert to Sheet Metal command
- Making sheet metal drawings
- Exporting DWG and DXF files for laser cutting
- Building an assembly
- Creating parts in an assembly
- Creating flat patterns
- Using in-context design techniques
- Exporting parts
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Interface and Sheet Metal Basics
2. Sheet Metal Flanges
3. Sheet Metal Cuts and Corners
4. Converting to Sheet Metal
5. Multibody Parts
6. Forming Tools
7. Sheet Metal Assemblies
8. Sheet Metal Drawings
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