Learn tricks and techniques that apply to standard parts and assemblies as well as sheet metal parts.
This course covers all the sheet metal commands, explains how to fold and unfold parts, and critical techniques you’ll need to create custom punches, K-Factors and Bend Tables, and much more!
The Sheet Metal Design course is an advanced course with over 5.5 hours of instruction. Watch sample lessons from the lesson list below.
You can also browse through the lessons from the following Inventor 9 courses and watch sample lessons from each course.
Inventor 9: Solid Modeling
Inventor 9: Assemblies and Advanced Concepts
Inventor 9: 2D Drafting and Customization
Inventor 9: Sheet Metal Design
Sheet Metal Design Lessons
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The Sheet Metal Environment
Styles and Templates
Creating Bend Tables
Using Bend Tables
The Flange Command
Bend Reliefs and Remnants
Bend Transitions and Flat Patterns
Custom Sheet Metal Templates
The Contour Flange Command
Shells and Ripped Seams
Using the Hem Command
Multiple Plates in Assemblies
Using the Punch Tool
Custom Extruded Louver Punch
Dangling Geometry in Punches
Custom Extruded Dimple Punch
Custom Revolved Dimple Punch
Double Bends and Bend Allowances
Flat Patterns on Drawings
Export-Import Flat Patterns
From Flat Pattern to Folded Model
Custom Sweep Punches