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Bend Table - Text File

A sample bend table for sheet metal operations is provided in <install_dir>\lang\english\Sheetmetal Bend Tables\sample.btl. To create your own bend table, copy and edit this bend table with any text editor.

Bend tables created as a text file support the following:

  • All bend table types (bend deduction, bend allowance, and k-factor).

  • All units of measure (meters, millimeters, centimeters, inches, and feet). Set the unit of measure in the Unit row of the bend table.



A few items to note about bend tables in a text file:

  • The sample bend table is provided only for informational purposes. The values in this table do not represent any actual bend allowance values.

  • If the thickness of the part or bend angle falls between values in the table, the software interpolates the values to calculate the bend allowance.

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