Category Archives: Manufacturing

Vault Search Tokens

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson The way Autodesk Vault searches can be confusing at times. You perform a search for “ABC-123” expecting to return only files with ABC-123 in that order, but instead you get files with ABC after 123, and many values between them. What’s going on here? Vault Tokens Autodesk Vault token-izes all property

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Video Tutorial: Inventor – Projecting Geometry in an Assembly

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Autodesk Inventor can help save you time and increase accuracy in your designs with a feature called projected geometry. This technology allows you to borrow geometry from existing parts when creating a new part in an assembly. While this process is relatively straightforward, there are common issues users

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Linear Symmetric Dimension Type

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster The other day I received a call from a customer looking to dimension a detail view per the image below. Within a couple of days of providing the solution to the customer, this same question appeared on the Autodesk Inventor Forum. Perhaps it’s time to bring this workflow back

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How to Improve Your Product Performance [+ Free eBook]

Innovation is no longer just a differentiator for businesses in the manufacturing industry – It’s now essential for mere survival. But with engineering time becoming increasingly limited, how can your organization push the boundaries of product performance? While this initiative can seem daunting, there are approaches to improving performance that can be used systemically to increase value and competitiveness of

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Video Tutorial: Inventor – Update Multiple iProperties at Once

Posted on August 9, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Autodesk Inventor iProperties can be used to classify, manage, and search for files, to create reports, and to automatically update title blocks and parts lists in drawings and bills of materials in assemblies. While most users understand the importance of iProperties in organizing part files and already know

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Single-User License – Losing your license when disconnected from the Internet?

Losing your license when disconnected from the internet can happen for multiple reasons. To help prevent this, here are a few things to consider before leaving the office. Solution #1: Users not being an administrator on their machines, and/or not having full access to the following locations. C:\ProgramData\Autodesk C:\ProgramData\FLEXnet C:\Program Files\Autodesk C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk C:\Program Files

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Free Webinar: Increase Innovation Capacity, presented by Autodesk

While it’s true that nothing will propel a company further than innovation and “light bulb” moments, it’s also no secret that coming up with big breakthroughs is tough to pull off. Have you ever felt the pressure to innovate, without actually knowing what it means or how to do it? Register for Autodesk’s upcoming webinar tomorrow, July 24 at 2PM

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5 Reasons to Get Started with Autodesk Vault

Starting the process of researching a product data management (PDM) software for your organization can at times be an overwhelming task to take on. Or, you may have Autodesk Vault in the Autodesk Collection and haven’t started using it. We get it! That’s why we’ve gathered the top five reasons you should be using Autodesk Vault and how our knowledge

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Parameters

In this follow-up to Video Tip: Fusion 360 – Combine and Delete, Dave takes you through a modeling exercise on how to create a different size or angle for a fitting.

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Upcoming Training Classes: Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials & AutoCAD Advanced

Whether you’re looking to build your skills or ready to take the next leap in your career, our comprehensive Autodesk training classes will help you succeed with the latest industry knowledge. Check out two of our upcoming classes highlighted below. Autodesk Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials Date: July 23-25 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Manheim, PA PDH Credit Hours:

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