Sheet metal is one of manufacturing's misunderstood disciplines. Yet where would we be without those practitioners of the thin-plate arts? And what of Inventor software’s untold riches that can compliment those of the practitioners? Take a deep dive into Inventor software’s sheet metal capabilities with an Autodesk, Inc., insider who knows them firsthand. In this class you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at how Inventor software handles sheet metal. From secrets of key elements like the flat-pattern generation to ideas for capitalizing on the latest capabilities, you'll get a new look at an old friend.
- Discover what topology is and how it relates to creating good sheet metal parts/flat patterns
- Discover the key "gotchas" that prevent flat-pattern generation
- Discover how to create non-sheet metal features that are flat-pattern friendly in a sheet metal part
- Capitalize on advanced capabilities like Multi-Body in your sheet metal part design