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dominiekvanwest
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Registered: ‎11-27-2006
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Sheet metal material not correct

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07-12-2012 03:48 AM

Hi,

 

I'm using Inventor 2013. For some reason the material in a sheet metal part is not linked to the Sheet Metal Rule.

In the attachment you see on the left side that the material TRPL5-7 (that's a material I created) is linked to the Sheet Metal Rule TRAANPLAAT_5_7. But if I select TRAANPLAAT_5_7 as Sheet Metal Rule in Sheet Metal Defaults (see right picture in attachment) the Material doesn't change to TRPL5-7.

What's wrong here?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Dominiek

In the sheetmetal defaults tab, change the material to "by sheetmetal rule". That will tell Inventor to use the material specified in the rule, as opposed to the overriding material you have selected.

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xingyuan
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Registered: ‎06-09-2011
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Re: Sheet metal material not correct

07-12-2012 04:40 AM in reply to: dominiekvanwest

Hi Dominiek,

 

Would you mind upload the attachment?

 

Sam



[Sam Yuan]
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dominiekvanwest
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Re: Sheet metal material not correct

07-12-2012 04:54 AM in reply to: xingyuan

I don't seem to be able to edit my first post, so I'll add the attachment here

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mrattray
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Re: Sheet metal material not correct

07-12-2012 05:01 AM in reply to: dominiekvanwest

In the sheetmetal defaults tab, change the material to "by sheetmetal rule". That will tell Inventor to use the material specified in the rule, as opposed to the overriding material you have selected.

Mike (not Matt) Rattray

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dominiekvanwest
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Re: Sheet metal material not correct

07-12-2012 05:15 AM in reply to: mrattray

Oh, of course that's the solution. Just looked over it :smileyhappy:

 

Thank you!

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