Overlength can be added to your parts for several reasons. Mostly curved parts need extra material (overlength) to be formed or bend in a machine. The illustrations below show a part that is bend in a press brake machine. The red zones are added overlength.

 brake press, formed aluminium steel part, sheet bending
 brake press, formed aluminium steel part, sheet bendingg

How to add overlength:

  1. Select part
  2. Go to the Overlength setup menu on the top right corner
  3. Select the edge that needs overlength
    Tip: Move quickly true the edge selection by using the Tab key
  4. Type overlength in millimeters in the input field
  5. Click 'Apply' to confirm setting

Overlength will be added in the 2D parts (DXF) and is not shown in the 3D editor.

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