Secondary Sheet Metal Features: Louvers and Gussets

Solid Edge has a wealth of built-in secondary sheet metal features that are sure to make your life easier if you use them. There’s a lot to show here, so let’s just get started. All of these tools ar……

Sheet Metal Tour: Hems

The next stop on our tour of the sheet metal functions in Solid Edge is the Hem tool.

Hem is just meant to fold over the edges of parts usually for safety, aesthetic, or strength issues.
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More Corner Detail

There were some comments at the end of the last article, and I started to answer them in the comments, but the response quickly became too big to handle as just a comment, so I’m making a mini-articl……

Sheet Metal Reliefs and Corners

Last time we had just made a flange on a simple part. This time, let’s take a look at some of the flange options.

Partial Flange
One of the options is Partial Flange.The Partial F……

Sheet metal intro

This article will start a series on Solid Edge sheet metal. My goal is to go through the functions to give new users a taste for how it works, but also try to find tools that really go beyond where w……

Inspect Tools: Smart Measure

When I asked for suggestions for blog topics, one that came back was for an article on the Inspect Tools. It has taken a while, but I’m finally getting around to fulfilling that request.

It ……

View Orientation Tools

One of the sets of tools I haven’t covered yet, and indeed I don’t understand very well yet is the set of Orient tools. I was a master of view orientation in a previous life, and the knowledge I had ……

Two Nice Bits of Drawing Automation

This week I came across a couple of drawing automation bits that are really nice, and I just want to call attention to them for those who maybe never knew about them, or maybe those who have forgotte……

A new beginning

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Jason Newell. I am an Applications Architect for The Charles Machine Works, Inc. in Perry, OK where I have worked for 16 years in the IT department. Dur……