solidworks >> HELP - Double Bridge Lance Forming Tool Question

by Aron ( » Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:11:32 GMT


How do you make a Double Bridge Lance tool (like a PCB Card Guide) when
forming tools cannot be multi-body parts?

I really need to be able to make PCB Card Guides - pretty basic need and
See Wilson Tool page 11 at
This one on page 15 at

I can make the tool but it will not cut properly - the center cut out is
missing (where the PCB would go). And if I try to assign the forming /
cutting faces (when I make the tool) SW gives me the multi-body error...
i.e. forming tool cannot be a multi-body part... :-(

Thank You,

SW2007 SP3.1

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