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Using a Base Flange to Add a Body
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Using Insert Bends to Add a Body
Using Lofted Bends to Add a Body
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Inserting a Part to Create a Multibody Sheet Metal Part
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Using Lofted Bends to Add a Body

To add a body to a sheet metal part using Lofted Bends:

  1. In a sheet metal part, draw two open profile sketches.

  2. Click Lofted Bends (Sheet Metal toolbar) or Insert > Sheet Metal > Lofted Bends .

  3. In the PropertyManager:
    1. For Profiles, select both sketches.
    2. Select the point from which you want the path of the loft to travel.

    3. Click .



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