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Work With Bend Deduction / Bend Allowence in Sheet Metal?

hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
Hello, is there a way to work bending with bending allowance and bending deduction instead of using K Factor?
 We have bending tables for all tools, materials and sheet thicknesses. So it can be bent to 0.1mm tolerance.
With the K factor, this is only an approximation and more suitable for locksmiths.

Google is responsible for the bad translation ;)

Gruß Hobie
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  • hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
    OK, danke schön.
    Ich hoffe diese Funktion ist bald verfügbar.
  • mbartlett21mbartlett21 Member Posts: 787 EDU
    @hobie_smith
    I have made a custom feature here that does what you want.
    Please give feedback.
  • hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
    @mbartlett21

    Can you send me the feature?
  • hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
    @mbartlett21

    Hello, I do not quite understand how the deduction is calculated. We, our machines and software calculate so: Outside dimensions + outside dimensions - deduction. I give here for example 1.66 for a sheet with a thickness of 0.95mm, I can not get the result as if I count it in the calculator. As the value increases, the stretched length would need to be shorter, not longer.
  • mbartlett21mbartlett21 Member Posts: 787 EDU
    edited June 11
    @mbartlett21

    Hello, I do not quite understand how the deduction is calculated. We, our machines and software calculate so: Outside dimensions + outside dimensions - deduction. I give here for example 1.66 for a sheet with a thickness of 0.95mm, I can not get the result as if I count it in the calculator. As the value increases, the stretched length would need to be shorter, not longer.
    @hobie_smith
     Sorry, I have the bend deduction calculated wrong :-(
    The bend allowance should work fine though.

    EDIT: Now fixed: Please update to version 6.1
  • hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
    Thank you! 
  • hobie_smithhobie_smith Member Posts: 22
    Hello, how is the bend deduction converted to a 45 degree angle or a 135 degree angle?
  • mbartlett21mbartlett21 Member Posts: 787 EDU
    edited June 16
    It just calculates the k factor from the bend allowance or bend deduction and uses that, making it work fine as you would expect
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