Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Solid Edge SheetMetal Workshop 10


Workshop
Sheetmetal Strengthening Techniques


Step 1 :


In this tutorial you learn how to strengthen a sheetmetal part.
Open the Workshop6.psm sheetmetal file.
Get help from your lab instructor on how to open the file on your computer.
As you can see there is a sheetmetal part with a flange already prepared.
You want to strengthen the flange.

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Step 2 :


Click the Bead clip_image004 command and select the front face of the flange.
Step 3 :

Create two diagonally crossing lines as shown below :

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Step 4 :



Click Finish and indicate the direction away from the flange as shown below :

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Step 5 :


Click to create the bead

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This features gives added strength to the sheetmetal part so that the part may not buckle during handling, storage and in the final downstream product.

Summary of Workshop:


In this workshop you have learnt :
1 How to create a bead in a sheetmetal part.
2 How to strengthen a sheetmetal part.

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