Creating Three Bend Corner Reliefs

You can create corner reliefs where three bends meet at one common point. The corner relief is applied at the common intersection point of the bend lines.

To create three bend corner reliefs:

  1. Open drive letter:\Users\Public\Public Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2017\whatsnew\sheet metal\bracket.sldprt.
  2. Click Corner Relief (Sheet Metal toolbar) or Insert > Sheet Metal > Corner Relief.
  3. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Under Corner Type, select 3 Bend Corner.
      To create a three bend corner, the model must have three bends where the bend lines meet exactly at one point.
    2. Under Corners, click Collect all corners.
    3. Under Relief Options, click Circular and set Diameter to 4.
      Three bend corner reliefs can have rectangular, circular, tear, or full round reliefs.
    4. Click .
    Reliefs are added to the corners.