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trenthoskings
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hinge

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11-16-2012 04:59 AM

I`m stuck at this point.I have 2 brackets which they both need cutting so as to create a hinge.The part is sheet metal formed.How does one make the cuts so as to create the hinge and also how can i flatten these 2 pieces please?

 

Trent

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japike
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Re: hinge

11-16-2012 05:18 AM in reply to: trenthoskings

I'm not sure how you need these cut but I attached one possibility. Look at the browser to see how it was done. As to the flat, pick a face a click on "Create Flat Pattern".

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Jeff
Inventor 2013
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trenthoskings
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Re: hinge

11-16-2012 07:03 AM in reply to: japike

Thanks Jeff

I also did a bit of a search and there is a cut across bend??..not sure how that works but i will try and find more info...thanks for your solution

Trent

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japike
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Re: hinge

11-16-2012 07:07 AM in reply to: trenthoskings

Can you give a better discription of what you are trying to accomplish?

Peace,
Jeff
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trenthoskings
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Re: hinge

11-16-2012 07:17 AM in reply to: japike

OK...1 bracket will have the middle third cut out and the other hinge will have the 2 outside cut off leaving just a third in the middle....Thank you

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japike
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Re: hinge

11-16-2012 07:50 AM in reply to: trenthoskings

I think you'll need two different brackets. See attached.

Peace,
Jeff
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