Autodesk Inventor 2017: Sheet Metal Design

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Autodesk Inventor 2017: Sheet Metal Design Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

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The Autodesk Inventor 2017 Sheet Metal Design course introduces the concepts and techniques of sheet metal modeling with the Autodesk Inventor software.

This course follows the typical stages of using the Autodesk Inventor software. That is, to create and edit sheet metal parts, generate flat patterns, and document the designs in drawings.

Learning Modalities
- Instructor-led Classroom Training
- Online Training
- Corporate Training
- Onsite Training
- One-on-One Training

What's Included
- Facilitated Training
- Books
- Labs

- Prior knowledge of 3D solid part modeling using the Autodesk Inventor software
- Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows operating system
- A background in designing and drafting 3D parts is recommended
- Knowledge of sheet metal processing is an asset, but not required

Next Class Dates

Mar 19, 2018 – Mar 20, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Apr 9, 2018 – Apr 10, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
May 14, 2018 – May 15, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 19, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Autodesk Inventor 2017: Sheet Metal Design Course

  • » Mechanical Engineers / Designers
  • » Modelers
  • » Drafters

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Autodesk Inventor 2017: Sheet Metal Design Course Objectives

  • » Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal interface
  • » Sheet metal design process
  • » Creating base Faces, Contour Flanges, and Contour Rolls
  • » Creating secondary Faces, Contour Flanges, and Contour Rolls
  • » Sheet metal parameters
  • » Creating Flanges, Hems, Folds, and Bends
  • » Corner Rounds and Chamfers
  • » Sheet Metal Cuts (Holes, Cuts, and Punch Features)
  • » Corner Seams (Seams and Miters)
  • » Generating Flat Patterns
  • » Lofted Flanges
  • » Rips
  • » Unfolding and Refolding
  • » Multi-Body Sheet Metal Modeling
  • » Documentation and Annotation of drawings
  • » Converting solid models to sheet metal models
  • » Sheet Metal Styles

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Autodesk Inventor 2017: Sheet Metal Design Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Sheet Metal Modeling
        1. Sheet Metal Concepts
        2. Sheet Metal Terminology
        3. Sheet Metal Environment
        4. Sheet Metal Design Process
      2. Sheet Metal Base Features
        1. Applying Existing Sheet Metal Defaults
        2. Creating a Face as a Base Feature
        3. Creating a Contour Flange as a Base Feature
        4. Creating a Contour Roll as a Base Feature
      3. Sheet Metal Secondary Features
        1. Sheet Metal Parameters
        2. Bend Relief Shapes
        3. Faces as Secondary Features
        4. Contour Flanges as Secondary Features
        5. Contour Rolls as Secondary Features
      4. Flanges
        1. Creating Flanges
        2. Corner Relief Options
      5. Bending Sheet Metal
        1. Hems
        2. Folds
        3. Bends
      6. Corner Rounds and Chamfers
        1. Creating Corner Rounds
        2. Creating Corner Chamfers
      7. Sheet Metal Cuts
        1. Creating Cut Features
        2. Creating Straight Holes
        3. Using Punch Tool Features
        4. Creating a Punch Tool
        5. Cuts Using Surfaces
      8. Corner Seams
        1. Creating Corner Seams and Miters
        2. Creating Corner Rips
        3. Converting Corner Seams and Bends
      9. Flat Pattern Environment
        1. Creating Flat Patterns
        2. Orienting Flat Patterns
        3. Punch Representations
        4. Bend Angle
        5. Flat Pattern Cleanup
        6. Exporting to DXF/DWG
      10. Lofted Flange and Rips
        1. Lofted Flange
        2. Rip
      11. Unfold and Refold
        1. Unfold and Refold
      12. Multi-Body Sheet Metal Modeling
        1. Multi-Body Modeling
      13. Documentation and Annotation
        1. Sheet Metal Drawing Terminology
        2. Creating Sheet Metal Drawings
        3. Bend & Punch Notes
        4. Bend Tables
        5. Punch Tables
        6. Bend Order
        7. Cosmetic Centerlines
      14. Converting Parts to Sheet Metal
        1. Converting Solid Models to Sheet Metal
        2. Non-Ruled Surfaces

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.


Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.


Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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