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lis_wang
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Overlap flange in sheet metal

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10-28-2012 08:44 AM

I tried to create a overlap flange in sheet metal, but the result is not what I want as I cannot select the gap edge near the circle portion. Please help to check what is wrong? I attached the file here.

 

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Currently the curve is not supported to be selected for flange. When the edge is selected for flange in this case, the linear edge is selected, and the curve is not selected. So the result from flange should be proper in this case.

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hosford
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Re: Overlap flange in sheet metal

10-28-2012 03:23 PM in reply to: lis_wang

I believe it is giving the proper result. the first bend fot the overlap cannot start in a curved surface.

 

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Yijiang.Cai
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Re: Overlap flange in sheet metal

10-28-2012 07:08 PM in reply to: lis_wang

Currently the curve is not supported to be selected for flange. When the edge is selected for flange in this case, the linear edge is selected, and the curve is not selected. So the result from flange should be proper in this case.

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River Cai

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lis_wang
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Re: Overlap flange in sheet metal

10-28-2012 10:14 PM in reply to: Yijiang.Cai

Thank you very much

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