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GK Machine, Inc: Rapid Customization

Do you manufacture large machinery?  Could you imagine designing, manufacturing, and delivering a new machine in only four months?  Sound impossible?  With Autodesk Product Design Suite, GK Machines is able to design and fabricate equipment customized to each customer’s unique application. To see how Autodesk Product Design Suite enables GK to be increasingly innovative and creative in their designs, check out the video below. Have questions about Inventor or

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Creating Plastic Features in Inventor – Ribs

Posted on July 17, 2013 by Jim Swain, Project Manager, Manufacturing Solutions: Inventor’s plastic part design tools simplify the creation of many types of features common to plastic parts.  This tip will look at the Rib tool. The Rib tool allows the easy creation of free-standing or connected thin walls.  It uses a single sketch to define the various segments

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Autodesk Inventor Design Accelerator: Tolerance Calculator

January 30, 2013, post by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: The “Tolerance Calculator” helps the end user to perform calculations of closed linear dimension chains within the Part environment, or the Assembly environment. The calculator can work in the following two basic modes: • Calculation of the resulting dimension including tolerances (check calculation): Performs a check verifying correctness of design

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