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Dave Cassapi

Autodesk Inventor Surface Creation - different types of Surface Connection

Autodesk Inventor Surface Creation - different types of Surface Connection
For the first part of a series on Autodesk Inventor Surface Creation, I will look at the different types of surface connection that are available. Inventor can create some very nice quality surface da...
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Adam Butcher

Inventor Drawing Tip - displaying Drill Tap size and 3D Part annotations

Inventor Drawing Tip - displaying Drill Tap size and 3D Part annotations
Your Autodesk Inventor drawing views that you place on your drawing sheet, and parts that have tapped holes created from the hole feature tool by default will always reference the minor diameter....
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Adam Butcher

Why do we need to export Inventor DWG to AutoCAD DWG?

Why do we need to export Inventor DWG to AutoCAD DWG?
From time to time during our support work we come across the common issue of exporting an Inventor DWG file to AutoCAD DWG. As both file types have the same (DWG) extension, you might be forgiven for ...
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Dave Talbot

Autodesk HSM CAM Delivers a Seamless CAD to CAM Solution

Autodesk HSM CAM Delivers a Seamless CAD to CAM Solution
  Autodesk HSM CAM Delivers a Seamless CAD to CAM Solution Autodesk continue to deliver exceptional value to their Industry collections and the recent addition of the Autodesk HSM CAM solution to...
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Adam Butcher

Discover the power of the Fusion 360 CAM capabilities

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If CAM is your game, then Autodesk Fusion 360 is what you need to be using right now. You can reall our full Fusion 360 Review here. Fusion 360 CAM has 2D, 3D, 4-axis, 5-axis and turning strategies to...
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Adam Butcher

Understanding The Autodesk Inventor HSM Heights Tab

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In Autodesk Inventor HSM you can control the machining area by depth for most machining strategies on the Heights tab. The machining area is defined by the Top Height and Bottom Height. On the Heights...
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Adam Butcher

Inventor HSM Rest Machining "Not Valid Toolpath" Error Fix

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Rest Milling is an acronym for remaining Stock required to be machined. Rest tool paths only remove material left by previous machining operations. They do this by calculating what stock has been prev...
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Paul Munford

How Do I Sign Up For Autodesk Fusion 360?

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Autodesk Fusion 360 is available to download as a free 30 day trial, there is a button to download the installer further on in this blog post. At the end of you trail period, Fusion 360 standard conti...
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Paul Munford

Fusion 360 Document Management And Design Collaboration

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How do you collaborate on your 3D CAD models? Back in the good ‘ol days collaboration was easy. The design office was a sea of drawing boards. Anyone wanting to see progress on a project could simply ...
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Paul Munford

Autodesk Fusion 360 – Concept Design And 3D Modelling.

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Imagine that you got to completely re-design your CAD system from scratch? What form of 3D modelling would you choose? Parametric or Direct? Solids or surfaces? Top down or Bottom up? I’m guessin...
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