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Inventor 2018 Is Here!
Announcement by Autodesk
Inventor 2018 features integrated Model Based Definition (MBD) and an updated Shrinkwrap command. Learn more in these videos.
Get Up to 30% Off Autodesk Software Until April 21 Get Up to 30% Off Autodesk Software Until April 21
Announcement by Autodesk
Trade in qualifying perpetual license and save up to 30% on a 3-year subscription to any eligible Autodesk software, including Revit and Inventor.
Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down
Press Release Issued by Autodesk
After 14 years with Autodesk Bass announced his resignation as president and CEO, effective February 8. Bass to remain on BOD and new CEO is TBD.
Project Calrissian for CFD Extended to March Project Calrissian for CFD Extended to March
Announcement by Autodesk
This free technology preview features functionality from Autodesk Flow Design including solver optimizations, lift and drag charts, and more.
What's New for Inventor 2017.3 (Customers with Subscription) What's New for Inventor 2017.3 (Customers with Subscription)
Announcement by Autodesk
Inventor 2017.3 delivers fixes and over 20 product enhancements in projected sketch references, intelligent interference filtering, 3D PDF publishing.
Industry News
@Xi Notebook Workstation Selected as Editor's Pick @Xi Notebook Workstation Selected as Editor's Pick
Press Release Issued by Digtial Engineering
The new Xi PowerGo 15/7 notebook workstation from @Xi Computer was recently chosen as Editor's Pick by Digtial Engineering (DE). Read the review!
Top 10 Reasons to Use EZtol Instead of Spreadsheets
Press Release Issued by Sigmetrix
Sigmetrix is previewing its new EZtol 1-D tolerance stackup analysis software, which makes it easier to create and manage multiple analyses.
ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES
Press Release Issued by Cyon Research and IntrinSIM
Cyon Research and IntrinSIM's Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software (ASSESS) event will take place this November in Maryland.
CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
CIMdata has partnered with Autodesk, Dassault Systemes, Oracle, PTC, and Siemens PLM Software on the program and is offering a global survey.
Wohlers 3D Printing Report Shows Softened Growth Worldwide Wohlers 3D Printing Report Shows Softened Growth Worldwide
Press Release Issued by Wohlers Assocates
According to Wohlers Report 2017, 97 manufacturers sold additive manufacturing (AM) systems in 2016, but overall growth was lower than in 2015.
Inventor Partners
D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership D3 Technologies and initial.aec Expand Partnership
Press Release Issued by D3 Technologies and initial.aec
The Autodesk Gold Partners, which have been sharing space in Denver, Colo. have expanded services to pacific northwest & rocky mountain regions.
IMAGINiT Technologies Acquires PacifiCAD IMAGINiT Technologies Acquires PacifiCAD
Press Release Issued by IMAGINiT Technologies
PacifiCAD's customers will now have access to over 200 IMAGINiT sales and technical professionals as well as its broad range of software.
Brush Up Your Skills with Pluralsight's Learning Paths Brush Up Your Skills with Pluralsight's Learning Paths
Press Release Issued by Pluralsight,
Pluralsight is now offering five new Autodesk learning paths: Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Maya, & Autodesk 3ds Max.
Capture the World Around You with Leica's Mini BLK360 Capture the World Around You with Leica's Mini BLK360
Press Release Issued by Leica Geosytems
The BLK360 mini 3D imaging laser scanner will be bundled with Autodesk's ReCap 360 Pro and the new ReCap 360 Pro app for iPad.
We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation
Press Release by HP
Available this month, the workstation is 90% smaller than a traditional tower, measuring 2.3 by 8.5 inches. Starting price is $699.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power Autodesk's Inventor of the Year 2015 is Vantage Power
By Autodesk
The Inventor of the Year for 2015 designs and manufactures retrofit hybrid powertrains for buses, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha January's Autodesk Inventing the Future Award Goes to Bolha
Announcement by Autodesk
The Brazil-based company uses Autodesk Fusion 360 to integrate physical and digital elements into their creative marketing campaigns.
Bright Agrotech is Inventing the Future of Agriculture
By Autodesk
ZipFarm, a vertical farming system, was designed with a variety of Autodesk tools, making them Autodes's December Inventing the Future candidate.
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Print BOM from Sheet Metal Part
How do I print the BOM from the flat panel dimensions of a sheet metal part? Source: 3DCADForums…
Add a Round Rubber Seal to a Groove
How do I set the mates for a round rubber seal I wish to add to a groove? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Sharing ILogic Files
What is the best practice for sharing ILOGIC files? Source: Autodesk Forums…
Inventor 2016 mould modeling
I'm trying to do some modeling which involves a set angle on vertical faces. This is because I am trying to model a part which…
iParts
I am trying to learn how to produce an iPart,however on completion of the part and its variations when I try to save I get…
Parameter dialog box not showing up
My paramater dialog box is not showing up all of a sudden in Inventor.- From Joseph.Thodiyil…
Downloading a 3D CAD model
Can you please describe the procedure that I need to do to download a 3D CAD model?…
Rotate Geometry in Sketch Mode
Is there a way to rotate geometry in sketch mode? Source: ENG-Tips.com…