Fusion 360 Features

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Bring products to market faster and impact your bottom line through a connected product development process.

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Design

Overview

Conceptualize your various design interations in a single platform. The unified environment combines multiple modeling methods, giving you the flexibility to create high-quality products.

Sketching

Create and edit sketches with sketch contraints, dimentions, and a powerful suite of sketch tools. Control complex splines and curves with a robust analysis toolset. 

Freeform Modeling

Create complex sub-divisional surfaces with T-splines and increase the density of T-spline faces.

Surface Modeling

Create and edit complex parametric sercies for repairing, patching or designing geometry.

Parametric Modeling

Create history-based features, including extrude,  revolve, loft, sweep, etc., that update with design changes.

Mesh Modeling

Edit and repair imported scans or mesh models, including STL and OBJ files.

Direct Medeling

Edit or repair imported geometry from non-native file formats. Make design changes without worrying about time-bases features. 

PCB Design Integration

Synchronize bi-directional changes from your electronic design seamlessly with Autodesk EAGLE interoperability. 

3D Modeling

Overview

Engineer products with a comprehensive set of modeling tools. Ensure form, fit, and function of your products ith various analysis methods.

Sketching

Create and edit sketches with sketch constraints, dimensions, and a powerful suite of sketch tools 

Parametric Modeling

Create history-based features, including extrude revolve, loft, sweep, etc., that update with design changes.

Direct Modeling

Edit or repair imported geometry from non-native file formats. Make design changes without worrying about time-based features. 

Freeform Modeling

Create complex sub-divisional surfaces with T-splines and edit them with intuitive push-pull gestures. 

Surface Modeling

Create and edit complex parametric surfaces for repairing, patching or designing geometry. 

Sheet Metal

Design sheet metal parts components, document flat pattern using 2D drawings and DXFs, and manufacturing your design with cutting strategies for water jet, laser and plasma machines. 

Mesh Modeling

Edit and repair imported scans or mesh models, including STL and OBJ files.

Assemblies

Assemble designs with a traditional bottom-up, middle-out, or top-down approach and analyze assembly motion.

PCB Design Integration

Synchronize bi-directional changes from your electronics design seamlessly with Autodesk EAGLE interoperability. 

Data Management

Overview

Data Management is the center of your unified development process. Gain more control by leveraging managed user permissions, version control, and cloud, storage. 

Administrative Tools

Assign permissions and grant rights to stakeholders inside or outside of your organisation with a collection of advanced administrative tools. 

User Management

Include internal and external stakeholders in your development process. Manage how users interact with data through project administration.

File Export

Export a variety of industry standard file formats making for easier shareability and external collaboration. Including STEP, DWG, DXF, OBJ, STL, IGES and more.

Version Control

Reduce design cycle errors and workflow inefficiencies. Track every change and prevent conflicts with automated, built-in version management.

Cloud Storage

Access your data anywhere and everywhere, on any device. Continue working when not connected to the internet using offline mode.

AnyCAD

Eliminate the need for translation. Use models and data from any tool directly in your Fusion 360 design.

Team Participant

All data management features are included with every Fusion 360 subscription or can be purchased separately. Add users to your environment for data management and collaboration purposes only.

Collaboration

Overview

Remove the silos from your traditional design process and utilize a modern collaboration environment regardless of your role. Connect your teams and external stakeholders, communicate in real-time, and centralize project activity.

User Management

Include internal and external stakeholders in your development process. Manage how users interact with data through project administration.

Global Share

Connect teams across various departments and locations, both internally and externally, using a single platform.

Commenting & Redlining

Capture and share feedback from any device, directly on the design using comments, redlines, and markups.

Unlimited Access

Access your data anywhere and everywhere, on any device. Continue working when not connected to the internet using offline mode.

Public/Private Design Sharing

Shared links preview in a web browser, so any third parties can interact with a 3D model, even if they don\’t have access to a modeling program.

Team Participation

All data management features are included with every Fusion 360 subscription or can be purchased separately. Add users to your environment for data management and collaboration purposes only.

Rapid Prototyping / Make

Overview

Quickly create your prototypes to validate your design prior to manufacturing. Reduce the impact of design changes, so you can produce your final product faster.

3D Printing

Build supports, preview slices, and generate toolpaths for a variety of 3D printers, and then send designs directly to your favorite 3D print utility.

CAM

Your toolpaths update with every design change through our fully integrated manufacturing tools, making it quick and easy to machine prototypes.

Rendering

Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging local or cloud rendering.

Genrative Design

Overview

Explore multiple manufacturing-ready outcomes that meet your design specifications while reducing weight, improving performance, and consolidating parts.

Define Project Objective

Identify your design requirements, constraints, materials, and manufacturing options to generate manufacturing-ready designs.

Generate & Explore Design

Simultaneously generate multiple options of your design in order to meet manufacturing process and product performance requirements.

Export CAD-ready Files

Choose a generative design outcome to export and import the CAD-ready geometries into Fusion 360. The results can be edited with T-spline tools for any fine adjustments or aestheic requirements.

Cloud Save

Using cloud credits, simultaneously solve for various design outcomes, freeing up your time to focus on other tasks.

Simulation

Overview

Test your designs to ensure they will survive real world conditions. Simulate your products digitally, reducing the cost of prototyping by using fully-validated solvers.

Cloud Simulation

Test your designs to ensure they will survive real world conditions. Simulate your products digitally, reducing the cost of prototyping by using fully-validated solvers.

Study Breadth

Test for up to eight different failure criterion, including nonlinear, event, and more.

Simplify

Cut solve time or explore design changes specific to the simulation workspace.

Compare Results

Easily visualize the benefits of design changes across 4 different iterations in a single, synchronized view.

Static Results

Determine displacements, stresses, and other effects resulting from static loads on parts or assemblies.

Modal Frequency

Avoid destructive vibration by understanding the natural frequencies of your systems.

Thermal & Thermal Stress

Understand thermal distributions and how they interact with physical forces.

Buckling

Predict unexpected failure modes for slender members under compression using simulation.

Non-linear Stress

Analyze permanent deformations and nonlinear materials of your design.

Event Simulation

Ensure your design will withstand various impact scenarios.

Shape Optimization

Identify unnecessary regions in your design for light-weighting, utilizing integrated simulation.

Documentation

Overview

Communicate your designs to internal or external stakeholders with 2D manufacturing drawings, renderings, and animations.

2D Manufacturing

Document manufacturing specifications using integrated, associative drawings for parts and assemblies.

Rendering

Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging local or cloud rendering.

Animation

Communicate your designs with 3D exploded views and animations to show design assembly.

Manufacturing

Overview

From high-efficiency roughing with Adaptive Clearing to simplified control of multi-axis machines with Tool Orientation, Fusion 360 makes it easy to program your CNC machine, fast. Manufacture with 2.5, 3, 4, and 5-axis milling, probing, turning, mill-turning, and profiling operations paired with a powerful post engine all included alongside professional design tools.

2.5 & 3-axis Milling

Quickly set up jobs and generate toolpaths to machine quality parts while reducing wear on your tools with fully integrated CAM, including 2.5 and 3-axis operations.

3+2 Milling (5-axis Positional)

Leverage your shop\’s multi-axis capabilities with straightforward positional 5-axis programming that will significantly reduce machine setup time between operations.

4-axis Milling

Create indexed or wrapped toolpaths using the rotary axis of your machine for complex geometry.

5-axis Simultaneous Milling

Mill complex geometry, avoid collisions, and reduce tool lengths for superior surface finished with simultaneous full 5-axis operations.

Setup Probing

Leverage in-machine touch probes to shift work offsets and simplify your setup process.

Turning

Program 2D turned parts and verify your turning toolpaths with stock simulation to identify errors or collisions with the model, stock, tools, and workholding.

Mill-Turning

Combine milling and turning operations to create more complex parts without switching machines.

Water Jet, Laser Cutter, Plasma Cutter

Generate toolpaths from solid model features, including flattened sheet metal components, to operate water jet, laser, and plasma cutters.

Free Post Processor Library

Post full NC programs in seconds with a post from our extensive library of free, open source, and fully editable post processors.

Manufacturing Extention

Overview

Using cloud credits, amplify the power of Fusion 360 with advanced manufacturing technologies. Improve your speed with automation, while gaining more control of your machine and processes.

On-Machine Verification

Streamline your verification process with surface inspection and probe geometry. Free up time for more reliable unattended machining.

Toolpath Optimization

Improve surface finish and machine safely with a single toolpath for steep and shallow regions. Avoid dwell marks, remove cusps, and extend tool life.

Programming Automation

Simplify and speed up drilling by automatically recognizing holes, selecting tools, and ordering operations efficiently for faster cycles.

Metal Additive

Select print parameters, automatically orient parts, and generate support structures and toolpaths with additive manufacturing.