Learn how to use the Sheet Metal application for creating machinery, enclosures, brackets, and other parts normally manufactured with a brake press. You will learn how to create base features like tabs and contour flanges, and build on them with more advanced features such as gussets and louvers.

Intended Audience
This course is suited for engineers, designers, and CAD/CAM managers who will use the Sheet Metal application.


Required courses:

• CAD Fundamental Processes
Or: CAD Successful completion of Designing parts in NX Advisor on Learning Advantage (score >70%).


Day Description
Monday Identifying Sheet Metal workflows; Learning about sheet metal preferences
Creating sheet metal parts using base features, bends, and flanges; Closing corners, creating cutouts and deform features
Tuesday Flattening sheet metal parts; Creating advanced sheet metal features
Analyzing sheet metal forming; Working with non-sheet metal parts imported from other CAD systems