Chapter 13. Sheet Metal Drawings
• Learn how to create sheet metal drawings
• Learn about sheet metal gauges
• Understand sheet metal terminology
This chapter explains how to create sheet metal drawings. Gauges for sheet metal are presented along with bend radii, flanges, tabs, reliefs, and flat patterns.
Sheet Metal Drawings
Figure 13-1 shows a 3D solid model of a sheet metal part and a dimensioned orthographic drawing of that part. The orthographic drawing was created from the 3D model. The following sections explain how to create the 3D sheet metal drawing.