How to create Hem in Sheet metal | AutodeskJanuary 30, 2024 2024-01-30 12:58
How to create Hem in Sheet metal | Autodesk
In this Tech Tip we will explain about Creation of Hem in sheet metal in Autodesk Inventor. To create a hem in sheet metal using Autodesk software. In Autodesk Inventor, creating a hem in sheet metal involves defining material thickness, sketching the hem profile, and using specialized tools to fold and reinforce edges for enhanced structural integrity.
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Please follow below steps to achieve the required result.
Open Create-Hems.ipt from the location of your project files.
To create a single hem,
click Sheet Metal tab > Create panel > Hem
In the Hem dialog box:
- For Shape, Select Edge, select the right inside edge of the part in the Graphics Screen
- For Type, select Single.
- For the Gap Thickness*0.40.
- For Length Thickness*5.0
Click Apply to create the hem and leave the dialog box open.
Repeat step 3 to create a similar hem on the left inside edge of the part.
To create a rolled hem with a width extents, in the Hem dialog box,:
- For Type select Rolled.
- For Shape, Select Edge, select the bottom outside edge of the part in the Graphics Screen.
- For Shape, Edge, select Flip Direction
- For the Angle, type in 130.
Click OK to close the dialog box.
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