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How to join lines to create one bend in Fusion?

Need to know how to join lines on a common axis to create one bend in Fusion? Autodesk’s support forum has excellent guidance here: How to join sketch lines to single line in Fusion 360  To join collinear sketch lines in Fusion, from the Sketch tab you click MODIFY and choose Extend. This will

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How to convert a sketch to sheet metal in Fusion 360?

There are a couple ways to convert a sketch to sheet metal in Fusion 360. The most common methods are the Flange tool and Extrude, then Convert Body to Sheet Metal. Learn how to use them! If you start your design by drawing a solid rather than a sketch, then the shape will already

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Should I use the Flange or Bend tool in Fusion?

When you’re working on a bent design in Fusion 360, it seems there wouldn’t be a difference between the Flange and Bend sheet metal tools.  Believe it or not, there is a significant difference between the two! The tool of choice depends on your preferred workflow and design goals.  Please note, both tools require

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How to use the Flange tool in Fusion 360?

Using the Flange tool to create bends in Fusion 360 is a great way to ensure your bent parts have the formed dimensions you need. Once your sheet metal rules are set up you shouldn’t have to worry about the math! Just let Fusion calculate for you.  Using the Flange tool to add flanges

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How to use the Bend tool in Fusion 360?

Using the Bend tool to add bends in Fusion 360 allows you to see how your bent part will look in 3D and check the formed dimensions. Here’s how! Using the Bend tool to add a bend 1. Create a sheet metal rule if needed If you haven’t already, create a sheet metal rule

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How to create a sheet metal rule in Fusion 360?

When planning a bent part in Fusion 360, the first thing to do is create a sheet metal rule for your material of choice if you have not done so already.  What are sheet metal rules? In 3D programs, sheet metal rules will include the information needed for the program to automatically calculate the

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Can you make an existing product for me?

If you want us to make an existing product for you, that’s understandable! However, any design we cut must be one of the following: This is per our Privacy Policy. It states that before you upload a file, you must ensure that your design is your own original work, or that you have explicit

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Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

SKUSO-440-8
Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..314″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.250″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″