Chapter Thirteen. Sheet Metal Drawings

Chapter Objectives

  • 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.

A three-dimensional solid model and the orthographic views of a sheet metal part.

Figure 13-1

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