SheetWorks Overview

Both "Sheetworks for Design" and "Sheetworks Unfold" extend the capabilities of SolidWorks with sheet metal industry specific knowledge and capabilities.

SheetWorks- Design

“SheetWorks for Design” is an Add-In to Solid Works SheetMetal. This add-in enhances and extends SolidWorks sheet metal design capability with expert knowledge of metal industry. The package includes a Material Library, with bend deduction values and design rules; a Press Brake Tooling Library; and and special form shape creation and insertion functions. Develop individual Sheet Metal parts from a Solid model, maintaining assembly/subassembly relationships. Sheet Works for Design is only available through SolidWorks resellers.

Sheetworks – Unfold

“SheetWorks for Unfold” is a high-end Sheet Metal CAD solution using the Solid Works engine. SheetWorks for Unfold provides sheet metal design and Unfold capability with expert knowledge of metal industry. All of the “SheetWorks for Design” features are included as part of this total solution. Import any 3-D solid, Parasolid, Step, IGES, ACIS, or SolidWorks compatible file and automatically apply material definition allowing for quick accurate unfolding of any file. Powerful orthographic capabilities allow the creation of sheet metal part from multiple 2-D views.

Sheetworks uses batch processes to create individual detail drawings of multiple parts, increasing productivity. Amada and Amada America CAM users reap the benefits of directly linking special tooling from the model eliminating any manual input during the CAM process. Use the power of “SheetWorks for Unfold”, and its multiple design methods, to create Sheet metal parts that result in accurate flat parts.


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