Tips & Tricks

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    Autodesk is committed to supporting you during these challenging times. If you are new to working from home, you may be wondering how to access Inventor and your data in Autodesk Vault remotely and how to collaborate with others. The following links and information highlight some of the work-from-home options you have access to as […]

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    Creating sketches is a fundamental part of modeling and with every sketch comes many parameters, equations and often construction geometry. Here are a few tips that will help you organize your parameters. Let Inventor do the math for you and use reference dimensions to help remove additional construction geometry. Even if you’re an advanced Inventor […]

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    Collaboration with others is an essential part of our daily lives as engineers. After all, the design and production chain is more than a team of one. What that ultimately means is that any design you create will need to be read, interpreted, or even edited by others in different departments or different companies. Luckily, […]

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    Many more technically-minded people are not naturally adept at speaking in front of people or communication in general. Refining our communication skills as engineers takes work, so let’s take a look at some practical ways we can optimize our performance. Polish off Your Introduction If you can get a conversation started off well, then the […]

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    Manufacturing is an industry that sees constant growth and change, but in the past 15 years, the industry has made drastic shifts that will forever shape its future. The manufacturing industry affects nearly every facet of everyday life, and companies are constantly seeking ways to optimize processes and decrease costs. While this tends to be […]

  • Tips & Tricks
    As engineers, we always have to stay at the top of our game. Part of that arduous task means being the best Inventor user we can be. Sometimes, however, we don’t want to spend hours watching tutorials or learning how to do something new. That’s where we come in. We’ve assembled ten tips and tricks […]

  • Tips & Tricks
    If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably used the sheet metal face command thousands of times to create simple extrusions to start your sheet metal parts.  And while there’s nothing wrong with using the command that way, you may be missing out on half of that commands full potential to create more complex designs faster […]

  • Communication | Reliable Part Modelling 05
    Tips & Tricks
    Did you ever build a 3D parametric part model with Autodesk Inventor that just EXPLODED? Learn how to communicate your Reliable Part Modelling technique to your colleagues in this blog post by Paul Munford.

  • Execution | Reliable Part Modelling in Autodesk Inventor 04
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    Did you build a parametric 3D part model with Autodesk Inventor that just EXPLODED? Learn about part ,modelling best practice and get ready to execute on your Reliable Part Modelling planning in this blog post by Paul Munford.