The sheet-metal functionality in Inventor is extremely powerful, centered around productivity and capturing your manufacturing intent. When you first begin working in the sheet-metal environment, you may feel overwhelmed; however, a mastery of some basic fundamentals can make Inventor sheet metal straightforward and highly integrated with your manufacturing environment.
In this chapter, you'll learn to:
Take advantage of the specific sheet-metal features available in Inventor
Understand sheet-metal templates and rules
Author and insert punch tooling
Utilize the flat pattern information and options
Understand the nuances of sheet-metal iPart factories
Model sheet-metal components with non-sheet-metal features
Work with imported sheet-metal ...