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Understanding bend allowance in sheetmetal parts

Wednesday August 31, 2011 at 5:36pm

I wonder how many of us have not really understood bend allowance, bend deduction and K factor options when bending sheetmetal. Of course we could read the SOLIDWORKS Help files but much easier if there is somebody with a nice voice to talk you through it. I found this video on uTube that does it for me. Why not take 5 mins to get to the bottom of the clever stuff that SW does when we just select an edge flange ...

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mark jones | August 29, 2013, 3:10pm
I have to teach this in a few months time and am working through powerpoint presentation pages at the moment so I have to put it accross in laymans terms and kept simple. I guess I could put the formula calculations on the white board but it may cause confusion..its been a long time since ive done this myself any help appreciated

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