Creating Suitcase Corner Reliefs

A suitcase corner relief is a closed spherical corner without any cutouts. The sphere is based on the existing sheet metal parameters.

To create a suitcase corner relief:

  1. Open system_dir:\Users\Public\Public Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2018\samples\whatsnew\sheet metal\bracket.sldprt.

  2. Click Corner Relief or Insert > Sheet Metal > Corner Relief.
  3. In the PropertyManager, under:
    1. Corner Type, select 3 Bend Corner.
    2. Corners, click Collect all corners.
    3. Relief Options, select Suitcase and set the gap to one of the following:
    Option Description
    Default Suitcase Leaves the gap unchanged.

    Extend the gap into the bend area Cuts the corner relief with the gap.

    Fill in some gap Extends the corner relief material into the gap.

  4. Click .