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Sheet Metal Problem

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05-05-2012 05:46 AM

I have a master sketch part.

 

I have a simple sketch containing 3 lines.

 

I have derived this sketch from the master part into a new sheet metal part which was created using the make layout function in an assembly file.

 

I assigned a contour flange to the profile.

 

When I change the dimensions in the master part and revisit theassembly. The contour changes direction. Why?

 

Works fine if i created the sheet metal part not using the make layout.

 

Seems inventor is getting confused with coordinates somewhere within this functionality.

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Re: Sheet Metal Problem

05-05-2012 06:39 AM in reply to: PACDrafting

See attached.

 

In Inventor 2012.

 

It doesnt work even if the part is created not using make layout.

 

Open the assembly first and take not of all contour flange directions.

 

Go into the master sketch file and change say the 1350 dim to 1550.

 

Then open the assembly. Note the direction of 2 contour flanges have changed. Whats doing here Autodesk?

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Re: Sheet Metal Problem

05-06-2012 08:33 PM in reply to: PACDrafting

Any takers on this one?

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