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Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal - In-House Training

Cadassist Ltd
Course summary
2 days
Nationwide
Next available date: Enquire for details - United Kingdom
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal - In-House Training for your company

This Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal course is designed for experienced users and is delivered in-house for your participants over the course of 2 days.

The course aims to quickly bring users to a level where they are productive with sheet metal tools and design methods. To this end, it provides an overview of the traditional challenges associated with sheet metal design as well as common sheet metal terms and principles. Delegates will be led through different processes for creating sheet metal parts, as well a range of techniques to automate design tasks for increased productivity & efficiency.

Finally, users will learn a number of highly valuable tips and tricks to employ when creating sheet metal features.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal In-House Training is suitable for Autodesk Inventor users looking to quickly become productive with the software's sheet metal tools and design methods.

Pre-requisites
Delegates must be able to produce parts and assemblies using Autodesk Inventor.

Training Course Content

The course is typically structured as follows:

Basic Design Tools
  • Copy and paste options
  • Undo and redo options
Sheet Metal Overview
  • Typical workflow of sheet metal design
  • Sheet metal / Inventor terminology
  • Using folded and flat design methods
The Sheet Metal Environment
  • Create, manage and apply sheet metal styles
  • Cut shapes out of sheet metal parts
  • Fold 3D sheet metal parts from flat geometry
  • Use sheet metal bends
  • Creating holes in sheet metal
  • Create punch features
  • Common modelling tools: fillet and chamfer, rectangular and circular patterns, mirrored features
  • Plan your designs for better creation and editing
Part Creation Techniques
  • Create sheet metal parts inside and outside the context of the assembly
  • Use flat geometry created in another application
  • Importing 3D geometry
  • Creating complex sheet metal shapes: cylinders, cones, transitions
Sheet Metal Automation
  • Updating your sheet metal parts using iParts
  • Using Excel spreadsheets to drive your model
  • The difference between a linked and an embedded spreadsheet
  • Configuring and creating custom punches in your designs
Sheet Metal within Assemblies
  • Constraining sheet metal parts using iMates
  • Using the skeletal modelling approach to assembly design
  • Adding welded hardware to sheet metal parts
Using Flat Patterns
  • Understand flat patterns and how to use them
  • Use the Flat Patter tool
  • Exporting flat patterns from the part file
Detailing Sheet Metal Designs
  • Set up your drawing environment
  • Include 2D flat patterns in your Inventor drawings
Advanced Design
  • Create flat patterns based on material thickness, bend radius and bend angle

Expenses

The course is tailored to meet your requirements in terms of content, location and delivery.

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About provider

Cadassist Ltd

Cadassist is an Authorised Training Centre (ATC) for Autodesk and runs accredited courses for Autodesk and other CAD software packages. Cadassist is a design and data management specialist working with some of the UK’s leading design organisations. They use their...


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Cadassist Ltd

52 Bramhall Lane, South Bramhall, Cheshire
SK7 1AH Manchester

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