Creating a Flange

This task explains how to generate a flange from a spine and a profile.

Open the SweptWall01.CATPart document from the samples directory.

  1. Select the Flange icon .


The Flange Definition dialog box opens.

  1. Select the edge as shown in red.

  1. Enter 2mm in the Radius field,
    10mm in the Length field and 120deg for the Angle.

  1. Click the More button to display the Bend Allowance tab allowing you to locally redefine the bend allowance settings. 
    You may need to deactivate the formula using the contextual menu on the field and choosing Formula -> Deactivate before editing the value.

In this case, the new K Factor value overrides the value set in the Sheet Metal Parameters.

  1. Click OK to create the flange.

The feature is added to the specification tree.