how to convert to sheet metal complicated body
Hello GC community I struggle to convert one complicated body to sheet metal work with SOLIDWORKS 2017 I attaching the file please if someone know how to do it to help me by explaining what I need to do.
Thank you in advance.
I don't think that qualifies as a simple sheet metal part. There are a few areas that look like a more complex stamping operation formed the shape by deforming the metal. It was also likely made in stages by first die cutting, then stamping, then bending.
I doubt SOLIDWORKS will see this as a sheet metal part. There are some stamping plugins for the software, but I have never used them.
As a last resort, it might be worth trying to split the part up into smaller pieces and see if smaller portions of the model can be flattened.