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Re: Is this possible (bent angle steel with flat pattern)

PLM World Member Phenom PLM World Member Phenom
PLM World Member Phenom

Another way to skin the cat and come at it from the other way - particularly if the thing had been already modelled as a part (par) as opposed to a sheet metal item (psm) - is to switch to the (ordered) sheetmetal environment, transform the thing to sheetmetal as it stands, and then flatten it.  The only fly in the ointment for the purists is that the transform feature does have a grey arrow next to it warning that the model has non-uniform material thickness, but that is not a show-stopper.  See attached model (in ST9).

Re: Is this possible (bent angle steel with flat pattern)

Honored Contributor
Honored Contributor

This should be easy, however, they do not specify the bend radius for the three flanges. I would assume they also use 3/4" bend R but that does not work out very well for the holepositions.

 

I would draw the flat part, add the located bends into the sketch. add the bends, then add the three flanges. Then flatten the part.