Fusion 360 – “Let’s Make Something Easy!”

Fusion 360 has been around for a short while, but maybe you are first hearing of it or taking a stronger interest in learning more about it.  Fusion 360 is a cloud-based CAD/CAM tool for collaborative product development that combines industrial design, mechanical engineering, and machine tool programming into one software solution. Synergis Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner, delivered a webcast

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The “Vault Bros.” are Presenting at AU2019

They call themselves the “Vault Bros.” and have been hosting classes together at Autodesk University since 2016 – but who are they?  Chris Benner, CAD Department Supervisor at Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing, LLC in St. Louis, Michigan, and our very own Mark Lancaster, Helpdesk Technician at Synergis Technologies, LLC.  Both Chris and Mark are part of the Autodesk Expert Elite

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iLogic Security – Are You Safe?

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite Over the weekend I came across this post on LinkedIn from someone in my network.  For me personally, this was something I had never even considered, and possibly never even realized was possible via iLogic – but as Clint demonstrates, it is possible.  I wanted to take a

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ACTION ALERT: Update Your Autodesk TLS to 1.2 BEFORE 8/3/19

UPDATED We have produced a short YouTube video by Darin Green, to more clearly explain what these changes are and who will be affected.  That video can be viewed here. Please note, not ALL customers are affected by this TLS update.  Please read this blog in its entirety and click the links to see EXACTLY which software and version will

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Autodesk Licensing Mechanism

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite Updated 8/14/19 – Yesterday, August 13, 2019, Autodesk released yet another update (version 9.2.2.2501) to the 2020 product line licensing mechanism.  This update can be found in your Autodesk Account or Desktop App.  If you haven’t already applied the July 23 update that this original post pertained to,

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Generative Design for Manufacturing

How to Accelerate Your Product Development Process Engineers and designers are limited in time, resources, and energy that can be spent on a given design problem to fully explore both the design and manufacturing options that may be available. Due to these constraints, they resort to heuristic, evolutionary, incremental improvements to previous design solutions created with proven, or in-use fabrication

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