Chapter 3. Moving into the Assembly World

  • Using additional tools to construct different sheet metal parts

  • Developing a flat pattern

  • Beginning the assembly of your product

  • Taking advantage of included standard parts

So, What's sNext?

Starting out with a sheet metal component is unusual for a book on Autodesk Inventor. Now, just to make sure nobody thinks it was an accident, you'll make another sheet metal component. Of course, the real reason you're going to create another sheet metal part is that it's the next logical component to build. For this component, you'll use Sheet Metal tools that are advanced in their capability to create geometry, but easy to learn and use.

In this chapter, we'll also begin to explore Inventor's assembly capabilities and ...

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