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Sheet Metal Design Guide

Whether you design custom enclosures or parts from scratch, or use our time-saving templated tools (Protocase Designer, Template Generator and Cutout Library) to create what you need, knowing the basics of sheet metal design will make your work easier.

Our 31-page digital guide provides information and guidance on all of the basic concepts of sheet metal design, including metal selection, bending, fasteners, finishes and more.

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