Tools to Sheet Metal Parts
Forming tools from the Design Library
are used only with sheet metal parts. Sheet metal parts include the Sheet-Metal feature in
the FeatureManager design tree.
To apply forming tools to sheet metal
sheet metal part, and browse to the folder in the Design
Library with forming tools.
Drag the forming tool from the Design
Library to the face you want to deform.
The face where you apply the forming
tool corresponds to the stopping surface of the tool itself. By default,
the tool travels downward. The material is deformed when the tool strikes
Press Tab to change the direction of travel
and strike the opposite side of the material.
Same forming tool striking opposite
Drop the feature where you want it applied.
Locate the forming tool by dimensioning, adding relations, or modifying
the orientation sketch.
The orientation sketch moves as a single
entity when you add dimensions. The absorbed sketch in the feature controls
only the location
of the feature, not its dimensions.
In the Position
form feature dialog box, click Finish.