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SeanFarr
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Sheet Metal - cut across bend

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12-20-2012 08:03 AM

I have a sheet metal door with a little bracket that gets welded to the inside lip through a cut-out in the face of the door. (see assembly)

 

I can't get the cut-out to line up flush with the inside lip of the door, as that is where the brackets gets welded to. the current aseembly is set-up the way I want, but I can't get a flat pattern on the door, becasue of the cut going across the bend.

 

I have checked off the "cut across bend" in the cut dialogue box, but this leaves a small (~1/32) lip in the cut-out and runs interference in the placement of the bracket. 

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks

 

Sean

 

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If you want the cut to be flush with the inside then the cut should remove the entire bend in that area. See the attached part.

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japike
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Re: Sheet Metal - cut across bend

12-20-2012 09:54 AM in reply to: SeanFarr

If you want the cut to be flush with the inside then the cut should remove the entire bend in that area. See the attached part.

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Jeff
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SeanFarr
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Re: Sheet Metal - cut across bend

12-20-2012 10:10 AM in reply to: japike

Makes sense, if I am going to cut across the bend, why not cut across the entire bend.

 

thanks!!

 

Sean

Sean Farr
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