Material Dialog Box - Sheet Metal Tab

Use the Sheet Metal tab to link the sheet metal parameters to the material. If you change the material, the sheet metal parameters also update.

Options on this tab are available for custom materials only.

To display this dialog box:

Open a part, right-click Material in the FeatureManager design tree, and click Edit Material.

Sheet metal properties

Gauge Table, Bend Table, Bend Calculation Table Sets the type of table for the length calculation method. Click Browse to browse to a table.
Thickness Range Sets the thickness ranges where you can assign different values for different thickness ranges.

Thickness ranges must be continuous; there cannot be a gap in the range. For example, you cannot define a range from 0 to 3 and define the next range from 4 to 6 because the range between 3 and 4 is not covered.

  • From. Start value of the range.
  • <. Operator that defines the start range.
  • Thickness. Non-editable field.
  • <=. Operator that defines the end range.
  • To. End value of the range.
  • Unit. Unit of measurement.
  • Bend Allowance. Length calculation method.
  • Value. Assigned value.
Add Adds a row to the Thickness Range table.
Remove Removes a row from the Thickness Range table.
Export Saves the Thickness Range table as a Microsoft Excel file.
Import Imports Thickness Range data from a Microsoft Excel file.