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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SOLIDWORKS Gauge Table Setup & K-Factor Reverse Calculation

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In SOLIDWORKS 2009 Gauge Tables were expanded to incorporate; a list of your stocked materials by gauge, a list of your radius bend tools, sized for each gauge, and a table of your custom K-Factors for each gauge, tool and bend angles! Wow! That sounds great! So, uh, now how do I use this? How do I get it set up for our shop? That’s what this document is all about! For SOLIDWORKS to calculate the blank length from your […]

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