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Adam Butcher

What's New in Autodesk Inventor 2022

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This year Autodesk focused on new ways of managing various parts and assemblies that are similar to each other using model states. They also worked hard on continued development for the interoperabili...
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Ian Robinson

What Have We Been Doing at Graitec? Events, Webinars, Training & More!

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Lots. It’s been really busy over the past 4 or 5 months. On top of our day job, we have been supporting our customers moving from the office to working from home, we’ve been creating new online traini...
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Nick Johns

iLogic in Inventor 2021

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iLogic in Inventor 2021 has been expanded, and now includes standard tools for naming geometry and creating annotations out of the box. 2021 includes a new “Capture Current State” tool, which identifi...
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Adam Butcher

What's New In Autodesk Inventor 2021

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It’s that time of year again with Inventor 2021 just being released and the question that’s on all our lips is ………………………… Autodesk Inventor 2021 has user driven updates and enhancements to features wh...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of Autodesk Inventor Bill of Materials (BOM)

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If your organisation uses Autodesk Inventor, you may not be utilising the Bill of Materials (BOM) or BOM tool. The BOM is not the same as the parts list that is often included in drawings. It is an ov...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of the Sheet Metal Unfold & Refold Function in Autodesk Inventor

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If you’ve ever tried to create a feature in a flat pattern and then have it appear in the folded model in Inventor within a sheet metal environment, then you’re probably aware by now that you can’t. T...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of Shared Views in Autodesk Inventor

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The ability to share a 3D model with almost anyone on practically any device makes “Shared Views” a really powerful function in Autodesk Inventor. A shared view is an online visual representation of t...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of the Autodesk Inventor Frame Generator Tool

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Inventor is full of incredibly useful design tools which are aimed at increasing productivity in common manufacturing situations, one of these is the “Frame Generator”. By default, in Inventor, you wi...
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Nick Johns

How to use the Unwrap Command in Autodesk Inventor

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The Unwrap command in Inventor allows you to unwrap most shapes that cannot be flattened by the unfold command and saved or exported in different formats. Unwrap can be used to create a flat surface p...
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Adam Butcher

The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Nesting Utility

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Do you use Inventor Professional as part of the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection? Are you looking to minimize waste? Do you use tools such as laser, plasma and water jet?...
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