Design Tips

Designing sheet metal parts using simple guidelines ensures parts are easy to manufacture and here are some tips regarding minimum flange sizes, holes sizes and hole positions. It might also be useful to look at Materials and Finishes

L-Bend minimum flange sizes
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Z-Bend minimum flange sizes
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U-Bend minimum flange sizes
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Hole Blowout on sheet edges
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Hole Elongation on bends
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Tapping Hole sizes
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Insert Hole sizes
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Sheet Thickness conversion – SWG to mm
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