What is base flange in Solidworks?

How do I add a flange in Solidworks?

Adding Edge Flanges

  1. In an open sheet metal part, click Edge Flange. (Sheet Metal toolbar) or Insert > Sheet Metal > Edge Flange.
  2. In the graphics area, select one or more edges for Edge . There are specific requirements for adding edge flanges to curved edges. …
  3. Set options in the Edge-Flange PropertyManager and click .

How do I add edge flange to Solidworks?

Adding Edge Flanges

  1. In an open sheet metal part, click Edge Flange. (Sheet Metal toolbar) or Insert > Sheet Metal > Edge Flange.
  2. In the graphics area, select one or more edges for Edge . There are specific requirements for adding edge flanges to curved edges. …
  3. Set options in the Edge-Flange PropertyManager and click .

What is a base flange?

A base flange is the first feature in a new sheet metal part. When you add a base flange feature to a SOLIDWORKS part, the part is marked as a sheet metal part. Bends are added wherever appropriate, and sheet metal specific features are added to the FeatureManager design tree.

How do you make a metal sheet flange?

Create Flange along Edge or Edge Loop

On the ribbon, click Sheet Metal tab Create panel Flange . Do one of the following: To create flanges along edges, click Edge Select Mode, and then select one or more edges. To create flanges around an edge loop, click Loop Select Mode, and then select a loop.

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