Rolled Edge Flanges

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A common feature in the sheet metal industry are rolled edge flanges on a cylindrical parts.  With all the great sheet metal tools that SOLIDWORKS has to offer, that is one area the software has strugggled in the past.  SOLIDWORKS has never had the capabilitys to create a part as such and still be able to create a flat pattern from it.  With the introduction of SOLIDWORKS 2012, that has all changed.  SOLIDWORKS now has a new feature available in […]

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Routing Quick Tip: Flange directly attached to a Tee

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In SOLIDWORKS Routing have you ever wanted to just have a FLANGE attached/mounted DIRECTLY to a Tee ? It’s EASY !! (if you know how…) Add your TEE as you normally would and you will automatically get a “stub” coming out of the tee, (or two stubs depending on how you dropped the tee), now drag and drop a FLANGE onto the end of the stub. To get rid of the pipe between the two, RIGHT CLICK and choose REMOVE […]

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