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Sheet Metal Forming Tool
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

How to create a New Sheet Metal Forming Tool?

You can easily create your own forming tools using the Forming Tool command in SolidWorks 2007. First, create a part file with the features for the forming tool, as shown in Figure1 .

Figure1

In order to create a forming tool, pull down the “Insert” menu and pick Sheet Metal Forming Tool or click Forming Tool in the sheet metal tool bar.

In the graphics area, select the top of the part where the lances are located for the Stopping Face. No base is required to create forming tools. Then, for the Faces to Remove, select both sides of the extrusion, as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2

The Orientation Sketch and the colors that identify the stopping faces and the faces to remove are added automatically. Once you save the part to the forming tools folder in the Design Library (\data\design library\forming tools), you can add the forming tool to a sheet metal part, as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3

Courtesy: Sheet Metal Guy


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