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SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy
Course 3: Unfolding

SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy - Course 3: Unfolding
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Sample pages from book:
Pages 49-51 (pdf file).

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Editorial Review
Getting the right flat pattern is essential to manufacturing a quality part. "SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy - Course 3: Unfolding” shows you how to set up and use the bend tables in SolidWorks as well as the material types and gauge tables (sheet metal thickness). Instruction on creating a k-factor table (this is not documented by SolidWorks) is also included. Learn how to override the default bend value and bend radius. Step by step instruction is given, showing how to import a flat pattern from another CAD system and use the Fold feature to create a 3D model. All technical illustrations and CAD models in this book were produced using SolidWorks 2007. View introductory press release: Sheet Metal Guy Announces New SolidWorks Training Book.

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About the Authors
“SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy - Course 3: Unfolding” is written by Neil Bucalo and Joe Bucalo. Neil is a CAD expert, having over 14 years of experience using numerous CAD systems. He has a diverse background, including mechanical engineering, CAD/CAM consulting, support, training, and technical writing. Neil is a Certified SolidWorks Support Technician. Co-author Joe Bucalo has over 30 years experience in the sheet metal industry. Joe is the president and founder of Applied Production, Inc., a SolidWorks Solution Partner that develops software tools for sheet metal manufacturing, including ProFab and ProFold. Learn more about the authors.

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