Category Archives: Manufacturing

RIP: Autodesk Virtual Agent

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster The clock is ticking down for the (original) Autodesk Virtual Agent.   At the end of Jan 2018, Autodesk will be retiring the famous Autodesk Virtual Agent.  This interface was useful to many Autodesk users in assisting them in electronically download their Autodesk software. Although I’m sad to see

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Synergis News: Synergis Technologies, LLC Appoints Kristen Tomasic as President

Today, Synergis Technologies, LLC has announced the appointment of Kristen Tomasic to the newly formed office of President, effective January 1, 2018.  The office of President was previously held by David B. Sharp, III, who served as both President and CEO. Mr. Sharp will continue on as Synergis’ CEO and Managing Manager and will transition many of his operational responsibilities to Ms. Tomasic.   

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Let’s Model Something – Cable Pulley Drawing

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner To follow up on our Cable Pulley model, here we create a Presentation file and include it in our drawing with views, bill of material, and dimensions. For reference: Fusion 360 Smart Templates 

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Tip: Job Processor Updates In Vault 2018.2

Posted on January 5, 2018 by Synergis Vault Application Specialist, Joe Corson The job processor has received some much needed upgrades in the Vault 2018.2 update! First and foremost the job processor no longer takes an Inventor license while processing any Inventor files. This is possibly the best new feature with the update as you do not need to have a spare

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Let’s Model Something, Cable Pulley

It’s day five of our week of manufacturing tips! Here is another Fusion 360 post.  If you are new to Fusion 360, also check out this toy wooden train video. Posted on December 22, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Dave takes you through a modeling exercise for beginners to model a Cable Pulley in this video. In this exercise, we

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Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Naming Convention and Family Codes

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical has a specific naming convention when creating, and using, schematic symbols to enable some of its automation features to work.  The naming convention allows AutoCAD Electrical to know whether a horizontal or vertical symbol should be used, and what family category it is.  AutoCAD Electrical will place

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Video Tip: Fusion 360 – Joint Limits

It’s day three of our week of manufacturing tips! Posted on December 20, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner As a follow up to the Rigid Groups video, Dave takes a look at Joints and Joint Limits. See how to apply different kinds of Joints and apply Limits to those joints to restrict the travel of a part in an assembly.

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