Have you used Inventor folders in the assembly environment. This short video explains how to create folders, what can be done to the components that reside inside them and explains their functionality within the Inventor environment. People, Systems and Businesses Perform better with Micrographics. Our highly experienced Application Engineers can assist you with: Autodesk Support, […]
If you design pipes, you have a few options to create it in Inventor depending on what you want as an output. Do you just want the aesthetic look of the pipe because the pipe engineer has already established the length of the pipe before asking you are asked to design it in 3D or […]
Many people are not aware of parameters in Inventor but they utilize these gems every day of their Inventor lives. Each dimension you enter for both features and sketches makes use of parameters. The trick to parameters is to make it legible to you while working with them. This is where renaming your parameters come […]
Creating documents for downstream manufacturing processes can be a tedious manual job. If you are using Vault Professional or Workgroup, this add-in will help automate the process of creating DWFx’s, STEP, PDF’s, DWG’s and DXF’s automatically. The DXF would be a representation of the flat pattern for any sheet metal components that you have created […]
Nastran In CAD can analyse a system for Buckling. There are a couple of steps to get your final result but the first step is to find the critical buckling value and compare it to the yield strength of your material. If it is lower than the yield strength then your part has buckled and […]
Inventor Measure Tool has been greatly improved after some clamouring from the Inventor community. With it you can measure between components, interrogate minimum distance between objects as well as get an accumulative measurement directly from within the property panel.
Inventor Library Migration. Every 12 – 18 months we find ourselves upgrading our Inventor and Vault (I hope you are using it, its FREE!!) and there are many steps that need to be performed to get a clean and seamless upgrade working from release to release.
Inventor is a great tool for design and it can do a lot for you and your design team but it might not be able to do tasks that are specific to you and your company. That’s where add-on packages become advantageous. Here at Micrographics, we strive to make your life easier by automating workflows […]
On the top panel selecting the drop-down arrow below the Vault icon gives you the following options. Drawing View – Immediately what you will notice in the main panel is that the file tree will collapse and you will see any idw’s or dwg’s that are present in the original design. […]
Vault Copy Design in Inventor is very efficient but it does take a bit work upfront to get used to it. To start the Copy Design right click on the assembly that you will be making a copy of and select Copy Design. The Copy Design dialog […]