NX CR 2206

NX Sheet Metal Tutorial-1

The figure shows a sheet metal model created in NX Sheet Metal Application. This is the first tutorial for the sheet metal application. That’s because the tutorial will have detailed descriptions.

To create this model:

  1. Start the sketch command.
    • Create a sketch on the y-z plane.
    • Draw the sketch as shown in the figure.
    • Exit from the sketch.
  2. Start the “Contour Flange” command.
    • Select the created sketch to create a base contour flange.
    • Set the “Width Option” as “Symmetric”
    • Set the width value to 80mm
    • Click “Ok”
      If you want to hide the sketch, right-click on the “Base Contour Flange” on the part navigator and click on “Make Sketch Internal”.
  3. Start the “Break Corner” Command.
    • Select corners on the model.
    • Set the “Radius value to 16mm.
    • Click the “Ok” button to blend corners.
      Also, you can click twice on the middle mouse button to apply the command.
  4. Start the sketch command and select the top face or feature face of the model.
    • Draw holes (Diameter 13mm) by centering the blends.
    • Exit From the sketch.
  5. Start the “Normal Cutout” command.
    • Select the sketch created in step 4.
    • Change “Limits” to “Through All”
      The preview will be seen on the graphics window.
    • Click “Ok” to create a cutout.
  6. Start the sketch command and select the top face or feature face of the model.
    • Draw the details shown in the figure.
    • Exit from the sketch.
  7. Start the “Normal Cutout” command.
    • Select the sketch created in step 6.
    • Change “Limits” to “Through All”
      The preview will be seen on the graphics window.
    • Click “Ok” to create a cutout.
  8. The model was created as shown in the figure.

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