Design Engineering

SolidWorks Tip: Sheet Metal Swept Flanges vs Mitre Flanges

By Vince Farrell, Applications Engineer, Hawk Ridge Systems   

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Hawk Ridge trainer demonstrates the difference between and how to design both types of sheet metal features in SolidWorks.

15-Feb-Hawk-Ridge-Sheetmetal-flange-625While swept and mitre flanges are standard features in sheet metal parts but knowing when to use one vs the other in SolidWorks can be a bit tricky. In the following instructional video, Hawk Ridge Systems applications engineer Vince Farrell demonstrates the difference between the two flanges and in what design contexts to apply them.

For more SolidWorks video tutorials, check out Hawk Ridge System’s YouTube channel.



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