classroomdescriptions2

Save

WHAT IS THE SOLIDWORKS SHEET METAL CLASS?

This two-day training course teaches you all of the sheet metal functionality within the SOLIDWORKS software. The course covers both the creation of standalone sheet metal parts, as well as converting conventional parts to sheet metal.

 

WHO IS SHEET METAL CLASS DESIGNED FOR?

The Sheet Metal training course is ideal for SOLIDWORKS users that are new to designing Sheet Metal parts and assemblies. Whether you are new to SOLIDWORKS, new to using Sheet Metal functionality or are a long-time user who just hasn’t learned the newer functionality, this course will give you some new knowledge that will be helpful in increasing skills and maybe even gaining a new industry certification.

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS TRAINING COURSE FROM DASI SOLUTIONS?

Real life experiences from many of the trainers add validity to the materials taught. We don’t just show you how to use the tools, we help you to learn how to effectively design your products.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THIS COURSE COST?

Standard classroom training costs $600 per student.

 

*This course is part of the curriculum for the DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program, certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.

greyline

TRAINING CLASS AGENDA


  Download Class Outline 

 

1 Basic Flange Features

What are Sheet Metal Parts?
Sheet Metal Methods
Unique Sheet Metal Items
Flange Method
Base Flange/Tab
Sheet Metal Parameters
Editing Sheet Metal Parameters
Sheet Metal Bend Features
Flat-Pattern Feature
Additional Flange Features
Edge Flanges
Editing the Flange Profile
Edge Flanges on Curved Edges
Miter Flanges
Hem Feature
Tab Feature
Cuts in Sheet Metal

2 Working with the Flat Pattern

Flat Pattern Settings
Features for Manufacture
Corner-Trim Feature
Corners in the Formed State
Closed Corner
Corner Relief
Break Corner / Corner Trim
Producing the Flat Pattern
Sheet Metal Cut List Properties
Flat Pattern Drawing Views and View Properties
Drawing Document Properties
Sheet Metal Tables
Cut List Properties as a Note
Exporting the Flat Pattern

3 Additional Sheet Metal Techniques

Additional Sheet Metal Methods
Designing from the Flat
Sketched Bend Feature
Jog Feature
How to Add Features in an Unfolded State
Unfold and Fold
Sweep Flange
Sweep Flange Flat Pattern Options
Lofted Bends
Lofted Bends in the Design Library

 

4 Converting to Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal Conversion
Insert Bends Method
Imported Geometry to Sheet Metal
Adding Rips
Inserting Bends
Making Changes
Welded Corner
Converting Cones and Cylinders
Convert to Sheet Metal

5 Multibody Sheet Metal Parts

Multibodies with Base Flange
Sheet Metal Parameters for Multibodies
Cut List Item Properties for Multibodies
Flat Pattern Drawing Views for Multibodies
Cut List Balloon Annotations
Exporting to DXF / DWGs with Multibodies
How to Convert with Multibodies
Hiding and Showing Bodies
Using Split with Sheet Metal Parts
Patterning for Multibodies
Using Edge Flanges to Merge Bodies
Interfering Bodies
Combining Sheet Metal with Other Bodies

6 Forming Tools and Gussets

Sheet Metal Forming Tools
Standard Forming Tools
Form Tool Features in the Flat
Part Document Properties
Custom Form Tools
Split Line
Forming Tool
Form Tools in Drawings
Sheet Metal Gusset

7 Additional Sheet Metal Functions

Cross - Breaks
Vent Features
Mirror Part
Process Plans
Sheet Metal Costing

Appendix A: Sheet Metal Tables

Tables
How to Customize Tables