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Aleck Giles

Losing Weight With Advance Steel

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Having used Advance Steel to model your structure in 3D you would expect to be able to find the weights of things. You certainly can, but there are a number of details to consider if you want to get a...
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Nick Johns

An Overview of Autodesk Vault Filters

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Autodesk Vault has powerful search functionality built into it, which works seamlessly out of the box. Think of the search in Vault, as a “Google Like” search engine for your data. Sometimes a search ...
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Dave Talbot

Autodesk CAM Software Solutions – Make Quality Parts Faster Than Ever.

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This article explores the evolvement of CAM software and the investment of Autodesk in advance manufacturing solutions that empower today’s manufacturing industries to maximise machinery investment re...
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Ian Robinson

Point Clouds In An Infrastructure Project Part Three

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In this final part of the review from our Point Clouds in an Infrastructure Project, I’ll be looking at how to take the model we created into Civil 3D, ready to do our design. First things first, lets...
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Ian Robinson

Point Clouds In An Infrastructure Project Part Two

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In this second part of the review from our Point Clouds in an Infrastructure Project, I’ll be looking at how Infraworks can help you extract what you need from the point cloud. Yes, I know you can put...
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Ian Robinson

Point Clouds In An Infrastructure Project Part One

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For those of you that didn’t manage to get to our Point Clouds in Infrastructure events at our Southampton and Shipley offices I thought I’d give you a quick overview of what we covered. It’s too long...
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Aleck Giles

How To Use 2D Drawings As Underlays In Advance Steel

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When modelling in Advance Steel it is often nice to be able to use an architect’s layout or similar as a reference to model to. Similarly, it might be nice to show on your arrangement drawings that th...
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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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Yasmin Talbot

Advance Design 2020.2 Now Available on Graitec Advantage

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The 2020.2 Update for Graitec’s Structural Analysis and Design software, Advance Design has now been released and is available to download on Graitec Advantage for all customers. This release comes wi...
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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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