Can I follow a specific path for an open profile in sheet metal construction?
Contour Flange is quite different from the Contour Roll ...you might confused them a bit ...I am not sure... ;)
Following the description of what are you trying to do I can share with you the following steps.
In my model I use both of the commands to make easy for everyone to understand the difference
Draw your profile according to your dimensions
In case you want to use the Contour Roll as I will do later you have also to include your axis in the "SAME" sketch...
Click on the Contour flange if you just want to extrude your profile.
No circular paths ...just a straight extrusion. ;)
Inventor will allow you to choose among many options in the command dialogue as depicted below.
The solution for this particular question is limited on the second step.
However, I have attached as you can see a second figure showing a circular extrusion of the existing profile...
The difference is quite obvious But the name of the two commands can easily trick you.
I mean speaking for myself I confused them a couple of times... ;P
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