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How to Create your own Inventor Frame Generator End Caps in Autodesk Inventor 2020

Posted on April 3, 2019 by Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster One of the new features of Inventor 2020 is the ability to create end caps for your frame generator model. For example, I’m able to create a flush, internal, sharp cornered, 1/8” thick end cap for this frame member. Or perhaps I want a cap on the end of a

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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: iLogic – Adding Rules to a Drawing

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In a previous YouTube video, iLogic Form: Title Block, Applications Consultant Dave Breiner provided tips for how to best utilize the title block on an iLogic form, from streamlining the title block entry of information with the use of an iLogic form to quickly filling out your title block

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Can iLogic Help You Work Faster?

Posted on September 26, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Most companies that are in machine design, manufacturing, or construction have many designs that are similar or contain basic standard parts. When I began 3D modeling with Inventor 4 in early 2001, it was a challenge to generate every part that was needed for a design. Gradually, we

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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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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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Unlock more tools in the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection.

If you missed the first webcast, view it here and sign up for the next one on June 25 where we continue redesigning a part for this motorcycle and test it using Inventor and the tools to optimize the suspension link design – all within the Product Design and Manufacturing Collection. Learn more about the series. Register for the webcast happening

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Evolution of a Design Webcast: Kicks off April 30 @11am EDT

Racing with this involves a team. Unlock as much of the potential of your team as possible. To let their ingenuity surface and do their best work so they can find the answers unique to your business goals and help you achieve more. To accomplish this, you need to: Equip everyone involved with all the tools they need to do

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4/30 Webcast series kick-off: Evolution of a Design

If you drove by our office last week, you saw this.  Join us on April 30 at 11am EDT for the kick-off webcast to see how we are leveraging the solutions in the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection to make parts for this motorcycle and answer these questions: How do we become more efficient so we can spend more

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