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Splitting the Part

To split the sheet metal part:

  1. Click Insert > Features > Split .
  2. In the PropertyManager, under Trim Tools, select the sketch.
  3. Click Cut Part.

  4. Under Resulting Bodies, double-click the first body.
  5. In the Save As dialog box, for File name, type casing_left.sldprt and click Save.

    The name appears in the PropertyManager and in the Body 1 callout.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to assign Body 2 the name casing_right.sldprt.
  7. Click .

    The part now contains two sheet metal parts.

  8. In the FeatureManager design tree, expand Cut list (2).

    Split1[1] and Split1[2] are separate parts.

    The software names bodies in the cut list according to the last feature added to the body. In this case, the last feature added is the split feature. As you add features, the cut list names change.

  9. Right-click Split1[2] and click Flatten.

    The Split1[2] flattens and Split1[1] is hidden.

  10. Right-click Split1[2] and click Exit Flatten to restore the body to its folded state.

    Both bodies are visible.

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