SOLIDWORKS Edge Flange Linked Profiles [VIDEO]

Article by Alin Vargatu, CSWE updated December 11, 2013


One of the most used features in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal is the SOLIDWORKS Edge Flange command. It is popular because in its basic mode (blind flange length) can mimic the forming process very well in an intuitive manner.

But let’s not stop here, since we can do so much more with the SOLIDWORKS Edge Flange. One of the questions I am asked all the time in the Sheet Metal Training Course is how to relate the shape of the flanges created by the same Edge Flange feature when the using custom profiles for each edge.

Please watch this video to see the procedure for linking profiles inside the same edge flange feature:

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Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Alin is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community. Alin has presented multiple times at SOLIDWORKS World, Technical Summits, and User Group Meetings, while being very active on the SOLIDWORKS Forum.