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  • Product News
    With Christmas on the way (and thanksgiving even closer), we’re pleased to announce the release of the latest update to Autodesk’s CAM software Fusion 360 with PowerMill (version 2022.1). This release includes a bumper collection of speed-ups, usability improvements, and a sneak preview of a really nice new toolpath coming in the near future. PowerMill […]

  • Customer Spotlight
    A mining industry manufacturer with locations in many countries specializes in the production of spare parts for material handling. These parts are associated with mining vehicle spares, as well as very large mixing machines. Due to the use of all kinds of rock, these working materials suffer and need to be replaced at regular intervals. […]

  • Customer Spotlight
    Autodesk Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) have recently worked with a company that designs and manufactures high-quality custom inner soles, for the footwear industry. The manufacturer was looking to grow their current annual output of orthotics and worked with GCD to create an automated process to achieve this. Historically, like many of its competitors, this manufacturer […]

  • Customer Spotlight
    Autodesk’s Global Consulting Delivery team has recently worked with a manufacturer of molds and machines for the precast concrete industry. One key area of focus for the manufacturer is the production of equipment to produce precast forms. The manufacturer is keen to ensure that their process, and their customers’ processes, are as efficient and streamlined as […]

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    Customer Spotlight
    A dental manufacturer creates dental restorations and has recently partnered with Autodesk’s Global Consulting Delivery team to change the way they manufacturer these devices. The manufacturer receives hundreds of orders each day from dentists for abutments.  Each one is unique in design and must be made from the right material with the correct interface to […]

  • Product News
    Article by Clinton Perry, PowerMill Product Marketing Manager It’s that time of year again. The Autodesk PowerMill development team has just released the latest update to Autodesk’s CAM software. Following recent releases, this specific update includes a healthy mix of fixes, improvements, and new capabilities aimed at simplifying the daily life of CAM programmers around […]

  • BLOG
    Introduction Previous Blog Posts have shown the usefulness of Mesh Adaptivity and the effect of Mesh Settings on simulation within the context of Mesh Convergence. Here we will extend that discussion to show the Simulation times that should be expected for a range of additive geometries using Netfabb Simulation. These parts include a simple bracket, […]

  • BLOG
    Introduction Interlayer Temperature, Lack of Fusion, and Hotspot results yield global results which can indicate to a user poor processing conditions, a lack or excess of build plate heating, or even point to a poor orientation in regions of extreme heat build up during Laser Powder Bed Fusion manufacturing. Like part scale distortion, the key […]

  • BLOG
    Dealing with five axes when machining isn’t a simple process in any industry, but it gets especially interesting in the realm of aerospace. When we’re talking about subtractive manufacturing in general, you have to consider everything from your material and holding that work to your tooling and the toolpaths to get to your finished part. […]

  • BLOG
    In the constantly evolving world of manufacturing, mold and die shops must continually improve productivity without sacrificing part quality. As you strive to stay competitive, you may need to work smarter and harder… With harder materials, that is. Many molds and dies require these hard materials to operate optimally. For example, H13 steel is capable of […]