SOLIDWORKS 2019 What’s New – Showing Sheet Metal Bend Notes in MBD- #SW2019

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Welcome back to our SOLIDWORKS 2019 What’s New Blog series. Today I will be introducing an enhancement that will help significantly with the documentation of your sheet metal designs using SOLIDWORKS MBD. The latest enhancement for SOLIDWORKS 2019 will allow you to insert Bend Notes or a Bend Table into the Flat Pattern configuration of a sheet metal part. Then include them in the 3D views created by MBD. Shown here is a simple sheet metal model. Traditionally, a drawing […]

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New Bend Note Controls for SOLIDWORKS 2013

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One enhancement SolidWorks offers in 2013 is more control over text and display of bend notes in drawings. This option is only available in the flat pattern view of a sheet metal part. In the Drawing VIew Property Manager, you are now able to: Show or Hide Bend Notes Set the bend direction, bend radius, bend order, and bend allowance Remove the "R" for the bend radius Edit text Display complementary and supplementary bend angles There are 6 Bend Notes […]

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