Inventor has some great tools (constraints and joints) in giving components the ability to interact with each other as real world components.
Keeping house and applying standards to a company can be a daunting task. This is something the whole world over can attest to. Having a big design team does make it extremely difficult to maintain your company standards when everyone has their own idea of what a standard should be.
AutoCAD Plant 3D - Working out Pipe Weight
Vault - Create Custom Object
Reviewing a design is a major component of the design process. Many companies are still printing reams and reams of paper which make it a very costly exercise.
AutoCAD is able to be imported into Inventor with the AnyCAD technology. This technology allows you to use the AutoCAD geometry to do your Inventor features. If you change [...]
Traditionally to view any Inventor files without having an Inventor license was a case of you having to download the Inventor View software. This was found on the installation media or you could download it doing a quick google search.
Updating Spec in Plant 3D
Frame Generator has been seeing lots of love from the Autodesk Team. In 2019 it was the naming convention before saving the files and in 2020 you get end caps. (maybe we will see structural connections in 2021...)
Methods for converting pre-drawn content into AutoCAD PID and Plant 3D img
AutoCAD 2020 has been released and with it comes new features. With the introduction of the specialized toolsets, the whats new for AutoCAD basically included all the modules of the toolset but in the background Autodesk was still adding new or improved feature son the vanilla AutoCAD.
Have you ever had a really complex shape that needed to be flattened but when clicking on flat pattern in the sheetmetal environment the darn thing did not flatten?
The Frame Generator in Inventor 2020 has also undergone the transition to property panels. Miter Command The preset in the property panels really helps with speeding up the creation [...]