Dedicated to the SolidWorks market, SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy addresses this need by showing you how to use the sheet metal tools of SolidWorks.Books and other training materials about SolidWorks are available, but very little coverage is given to the specific sheet metal tools and unfolding capabilities, leaving users on their own to learn these tools.SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy is written by Neil Bucalo and Joe Bucalo. This new comprehensive course is a self-paced learning tool, using real projects that work through the design process step-by-step.Sheet metal designers and manufacturers must increase their SolidWorks proficiency in order to get new products to market faster and achieve a higher return on their investments., a SolidWorks Solution Partner that develops software tools for sheet metal manufacturing, including ProFab and ProFold.
Throughout the book, SolidWorks’ sheet metal tools are used to guide you step by step through the basics of part creation into complex features of sheet metal design. Sheet Metal Guy, LLC is focused on designing easy to understand, self-paced training books for all knowledge levels of 3D CAD software users. You learn from the Motor For Car Sunroof Manufacturer beginning how to create sheet metal parts designed with manufacturing in mind. The book is a fun and engaging way to explore the sheet metal capabilities of SolidWorks at your own speed. Joe is the president and founder of Applied Production, Inc. He has a diverse background, including mechanical engineering, CAD/CAM consulting, support, training, and technical writing. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective owners. Emphasis is on creating parts and features that maintain the design intent even when changes are made to key dimensions of the part, the material thickness, or the bend radius..
Sheet Metal Guy, LLC, located in Cincinnati, OH, was formed to help increase the productivity of sheet metal designers and manufacturers through education. Neil is a CAD expert, having over 14 years of experience using numerous CAD systems. Co-author Joe Bucalo has over 30 years experience in the sheet metal industry. Now there?s a new way to learn SolidWorks.SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy: Sheet Metal Training BookPosted by nick_niesen on October 27th, 2010The first book published by Sheet Metal Guy, LLC was SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy – Course 1: Part Creation. The series of self-paced training books, SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy, demonstrates how to create real life sheet metal parts and is written in terms sheet metal people know and understand.
You can choose to follow the lessons from start to finish, or you can dive into just the lessons that interest you most. Sheet metal designers and manufacturers will surely benefit from SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy self-paced training book. Neil is a Certified SolidWorks Support Technician. Taking advantage of parametrics from the beginning assures that any changes will not invalidate design integrity. You learn how to use SolidWorks and its sheet metal tools from experts in the sheet metal industry. SolidWorks is a registered trademark of SolidWorks Corporation. As a publisher of books and other materials, the company’s primary focus is to provide high quality, cost effective training for the design and manufacture of sheet metal parts and assemblies. SolidWorks for the Sheet Metal Guy – Course 1: Part Creation is available right now. Additional company and product information is available on the company?s Web site