When cleared the body is consumed by the convert to sheet metal feature.
Converting sheet metal bodies to surface bodies solidworks.
Clear the option if you want to convert the mesh into a single face.
Pick the a face that will be fixed plane of the flattened sheet.
I have recently got into learning surfacing in solidworks 2012 and i have been working on some sheet metal components.
For graphics bodies select group facets into faces to group facets into multiple faces.
Using the solidworks save bodies command without creating multiple copies.
Solidworks 2016 allows converting surface into solid using the boundary surface or the trim surface features read this tech tip for a step by step example.
Select a face as the fixed face for the sheet metal part.
However when i go to convert sheet metal i have no luck.
Click convert to sheet metal 3.
Set the sheet thickness and default bend radius.
Under sheet metal parameters.
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I have been using surfaces with the aim of later converting them to sheet metal.
The faces will match the faces of the original standard solidworks brep body.
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Select keep body if you want to keep the solid body to use in another convert to sheet metal feature.
You perform a static analysis and compare the results between the assembly with all solid bodies and the assembly with mixed bodies.
A by converting the solid body into a sheet metal and b by offsetting faces to create a surface body.
Make sure keep original body is selected if you want to maintain a reference copy of the original solid or surface body in the model.
Convert a solid body into a sheet metal body.