Sheet Metal Forming Basics
When designing for sheet metal fabrication, it’s important to recognize a basic fact of sheet metal parts: they all start out flat. The process of bending a flat part into a 3D object is referred to as forming. In this video we discuss three things you need to know when forming your sheet metal part to help you save time and money on your next sheet metal project!
- the difference between a stamped and formed part
- material size parameters
- best practices for placement of features and hardware
To learn more about saving time and money while designing sheet metal parts, download our Sheet Metal Design Guide!