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how to make this part in sheet metal

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01-25-2013 02:13 AM

I created this part with solid modelling......can/how this be made with sheet metal tools.....i do not use sheet metal tools but plan to

I would appreciate any help with this part


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Re: how to make this part in sheet metal

01-25-2013 05:28 AM in reply to: trenthoskings

How do you plan to manufacture this?

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Re: how to make this part in sheet metal

01-28-2013 05:16 PM in reply to: trenthoskings

In the below graphic IMO the 3 sections with the red arrows can be made as 1 part (contour flange and then cuts), but the 2 green arrow parts will have to be separate parts and then joined (read welded) to the rolled/bent part.



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