SheetMetal Unfold

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SheetMetal Unfold.svg SheetMetal Unfold

Menu location
SheetMetal → Unfold
Workbenches
SheetMetal
Default shortcut
U
Introduced in version
-
See also
SheetMetal UnattendedUnfold

Description

The SheetMetal Unfold.svg SheetMetal Unfold command unfolds a sheet metal object.

Usage

  1. Select a planar face of the sheet metal part.
  2. Activate the SheetMetal Unfold.svg Unfold command using one of the following:
    • The SheetMetal Unfold.svg Unfold button.
    • The SheetMetal → SheetMetal Unfold.svg Unfold menu option.
    • The keyboard shortcut: U.
  3. Adjust unfolding options in the task panel by:

Properties

See also: Property editor.

A SheetMetal Unfold object is derived from a Part Feature object and inherits all its properties. It has no additional properties, but its label has a default value:

Data

Base

  • DataLabel (String): Default value: Unfold (+ a sequential number for second and following items).
    The user editable name of this object, it may be any arbitrary UTF8 string.

Limitations

  • Sheet metal should have constant thickness
  • Flat faces should be planar with no split lines
  • Bend angles should be radius with cylindrical faces
  • Unfold feature is not parametric at the moment.