Tag Archives: Inventor features

Video Tutorial: How to Subtract Solids in Autodesk Inventor

Posted on Feb. 27, 2019 by Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In this Autodesk Inventor tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to subtract one solid from another in an Inventor assembly by using a mating part. This can provide immediate time-savings to your designs and prevent you from having to create 2-3 sketches to achieve the same result. We’ll be

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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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What’s New in Autodesk Inventor 2015?

Autodesk® Inventor® software, part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping, takes manufacturers beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping by giving engineers a comprehensive and flexible set of tools for 3D mechanical design, simulation, tooling, visualization, and documentation. With Inventor software, engineers can integrate 2D Autodesk® AutoCAD® drawings and 3D data into a single digital model, creating a virtual representation of

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Using the Autodesk Inventor Variable-Radius Fillet

Posted July 25, 2013 by Robert Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: A Variable-Radius Fillet contains a radius that varies along the length of a specified edge. To create the fillet, a location along the specified edge is initially created as the start point, and then afterwards, a second point is specified as the endpoint. You can also add intermediate points,

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Inventor 2013 Design Accelerators – Functional Design: Key Connections

January 23, 2013 by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Download the full whitepaper. Functional Design Definition: Functional design is a knowledge content tool that represents the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on

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Autodesk Inventor: Wiring and Piping: Special Recorded Webcast

We receive many questions around Piping & Wiring in Inventor.   Jim Swain, Project Manager for Manufacturing Solutions, overviews Inventor Professional’s tools to develop piping and wiring systems.  They can even be tied to schematics developed in AutoCAD Electrical. In this webcast, Jim takes a look at how these tools can be used to your advantage: Setting up and running tubes, pipes, and

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