Sheet Metal, Solid Edge

These are common features in sheet metal enclosures, but did you know that they can be created with a single feature in Solid Edge?

To make the cable tie, select the Bead command and open the Bead options.

Bead Options

Bead Options

Select the “U-Shaped” cross section and set the height for the cable tie. The width listed in the box will become the length of the punched face. Make sure the end condition is set to lanced.

Draw a line which will become the width of the cable tie and will be the position at the centre of the cable tie, as shown.

Cable Tie

Cable Tie

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