Click ok to accept the measured thickness value.
Inventor sheet metal box.
Use the face edge distance measurement method instead of the defaulted maximum gap distance method.
The trickiness is that if this part were a box the floor is not parallel with what would be the top in either the x or y axis.
This pick allows inventor to measure the material thickness for you.
Autodesk inventor professional 2018.
I use the software regularly but could use a quick walk through on how to do this tricky part since it slopes two ways.
Autodesk inventor allows for converting models to sheet metal.
On the ribbon click sheet metal tab modify panel corner seam.
Tub rectangular through sheet metal autodesk inventor tutorial with caption and audio narration.
Share and vote on ideas for future product releases.
If you re anything like me you ve probably used the sheet metal face command thousands of times to create simple extrusions to start your sheet metal parts.
This box has a bottom four sides and folded over to the inside flanges along the four edges.
The flange to be folded from the sheet metal box with 30 mm wide with standard radii.
Which means regardless where the model geometry originates you can convert it to sheet metal add sheet metal features and generate the flat pattern.
Simple sheet metal trailer box.
In the corner seam dialog box you can.
And while there s nothing wrong with using the command that way you may be missing out on half of that commands full potential to create more complex designs faster and with fewer features.
Kelly young inventor technical support spe.
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Let s start with the rules of sheet metal.
The box is an idea and to be sheet metal 1 5 mm thick and of 600x600x500mm high.
Select a model edge on each of two adjacent sheet metal faces.
When you convert a part to sheet metal you are now prompted to select a base face.
Accept the default seam type or select another of the three seam types.
I need to model this part in sheet metal in inventor.
I want to use inventor to make a real sheet metal box.
The measured thickness is displayed in the thickness value box.