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Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Sponsor: Protolabs
Duration: 1 Hour

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When designing a sheet metal part, you have to focus on several factors. Everything from material thickness to bend radii to flanges can impact design. But the most important question you should be asking yourself is: Can it be manufactured? In this webinar, we will go over design techniques to ensure your sheet metal design can unfold without conflict and is manufacturable. 

The presentation will cover: 

  • Designing for sheet metal fabrication
  • How to apply sheet metal to a part in Solidworks
  • Challenges of applying sheet metal to a part
  • The benefits of designing in sheet metal software


James Annis, Sr. Estimator, Protolabs

James is a senior estimator for Protolabs’ sheet metal service. James serves as a technical resource for customers in industries ranging from automotive to medical to aerospace. He also aids the operations team with data collection and analysis. In addition to his duties as an estimator, James is an active member in the solidworks community and participates in solidworks user groups nationwide.



Source:Electronic Design

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