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SolidWorks 2015 - Sheet Metal

Video Description

In this SolidWorks 2015 - Sheet Metal training course, expert author Dean Kerste will teach you how to navigate the SolidWorks sheet metal environment. This course is designed to help users prepare for and successfully complete the SolidWorks Sheet Metal Certification (CSWPA - Sheet Metal) exam, meaning a fundamental understanding of SolidWorks is required.You will start by learning how to create sheet metal parts, including a base flange, closed corner, and a miter flange. From there, Dean will teach you how to apply and modify sheet metal forming tools. This video tutorial also covers how to convert an existing part into a sheet metal part, as well as how to create sheet metal drawings from sheet metal parts. You will also learn how to create advanced sheet metal features, such as multibody sheet metal parts and lofted bends. Finally, the course concludes with a chapter to help you prepare for the SolidWorks Sheet Metal Certification exam.Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of creating sheet metal parts in SolidWorks, as well as prepare for and pass the CSWPA - Sheet Metal exam. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. 1.01 Introduction To SolidWorks Sheet Metal 00:02:48
    2. 1.02 About the Author 00:02:06
    3. 1.03 What You Will Learn 00:01:36
    4. 1.04 How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
  2. 02. Creating Sheet Metal Parts
    1. 2.01 Base Flange 00:07:24
    2. 2.02 Bend Allowance And Bend Tables 00:06:19
    3. 2.03 Edge Flange 00:08:20
    4. 2.04 Cuts In Sheet Metal 00:04:13
    5. 2.05 Patterning And Mirroring Features 00:02:38
    6. 2.06 Closed Corner 00:04:09
    7. 2.07 Hem 00:04:44
    8. 2.08 Testing Your Skills - Part 1 00:09:56
    9. 2.09 Testing Your Skills - Part 2 00:04:11
    10. 2.10 Sketched Bend 00:02:39
    11. 2.11 Tab 00:03:50
    12. 2.12 Jog 00:04:45
    13. 2.13 Break Corner 00:01:42
    14. 2.14 Flat Pattern 00:04:37
    15. 2.15 Corner Trim In Flattened State 00:03:54
    16. 2.16 Fold And Unfold 00:03:27
    17. 2.17 Gussets - Part 1 00:04:53
    18. 2.18 Gussets - Part 2 00:01:54
    19. 2.19 Miter Flange 00:07:02
    20. 2.20 Swept Flange 00:05:26
  3. 03. Sheet Metal Forming Tools
    1. 3.01 Cuts And Forming Tools 00:04:46
    2. 3.02 Modifying Existing Forming Tools 00:04:39
    3. 3.03 Creating New Forming Tools 00:06:48
  4. 04. Convert To Sheet Metal
    1. 4.01 Converting To Sheet Metal 00:07:30
    2. 4.02 Using The Rip Feature 00:04:10
    3. 4.03 Adding Bends In Place Of Sharp Corners 00:03:40
    4. 4.04 Adding A Welded Corner 00:02:26
  5. 05. Sheet Metal Drawings
    1. 5.01 Sheet Metal Drawings 00:05:46
    2. 5.02 Adding Punch Tables 00:04:18
  6. 06. Additional Sheet Metal Features
    1. 6.01 Multibody Sheet Metal Parts 00:05:56
    2. 6.02 Creating Cross Breaks 00:02:12
    3. 6.03 Lofted Bends 00:07:31
    4. 6.04 Bent Lofted Bends 00:01:16
    5. 6.05 Sheet Metal Costing 00:08:35
  7. 07. Sheet Metal Certification Preparation
    1. 7.01 Recommended Preparation 00:03:25
    2. 7.02 Getting Ready 00:04:24
    3. 7.03 Exam Strategies 00:03:56
    4. 7.04 Practice Exam 00:02:38
  8. 08. Conclusion
    1. 8.01 Wrap-Up 00:01:53