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by Christine Bonney, October 27, 2020

Revit to Autodesk Inventor Automation Workflow Using iLogic

This blog and video review how Autodesk Inventor Automation can help you export data from Revit to Inventor using Inventor iLogic. In Revit, we start with a sample curtain wall that is two walls high and four frames each wall. We export the curtain…

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by Jeremy Gerdes, February 19, 2021

Using Inventor Design Accelerator Synchronous Belts to Speed up Design Time

What are Design Accelerators? Autodesk supplies many Design Accelerators within Inventor such as, Bolted Connection, Frame Generator, Shaft, O-Ring, and Spring to name just a few. Today I am focusing on Synchronous Belt Generator. Why should you…

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by Brian Mongkolpoonsuk, February 6, 2021

What you Need to Know About Upgrading your Autodesk Vault

If you are an IT or an Engineering Manager responsible for managing your Autodesk Vault server, then every year (or some cases every other year) you come across the need for upgrading and/or migrating this tool to the latest version. Doing so will…

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by Nicole Morris, January 27, 2021

How to Share AutoCAD Electrical Content

AutoCAD Electrical has a huge library of custom symbols and catalog information. However, most companies find that they need to create items that are customized for their unique needs. Having this data in a strategic or shared location can…

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by KETIV, January 26, 2021

The CAD Interoperability Survival Guide

Multi-CAD Means Mayhem Does this sound all too familiar? • We spend hours working on suppliers’ designs before we can do any real value-added work • We waste time re-importing design changes from partnersand still have to redo all of our…

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by Jessica Medina, January 20, 2021

How to Identify Opportunities to Improve Product Performance

Improving Product Capabilities, Efficiency and Preventing Failures The Hollywood view of innovation is that it’s a ‘light bulb’ moment when someone instantly comes up with an idea that rapidly materializes into a world-changing product. Reed…

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by Staci Mensen, January 15, 2021

The Innovation Challenge for Manufacturers: eBook

Innovation is key to driving sustainable, profitable growth. Enabling greater innovation is one strategy to assist in winning new contracts and retaining existing customers. Many businesses find it difficult to balance the need to innovate with the…

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by Jeff Perez, January 11, 2021

3 Ways to Standardize Your Tube and Pipe Environment

Having trouble getting started with Inventor’s Tube and Pipe? Or are you looking to implement a standard process and procedure in your companies’ environment. Defining a standardization between Content Center, Tube and Pipe Styles and File…

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by Vihan Krishnan, January 8, 2021

An Engineering Intern’s Experience at KETIV

My name is Vihan Krishnan, and over the last couple months, I’ve been an applications engineering intern in KETIV’s Ansys division. I would like to give you an insight into what it’s like to gain experience at KETIV, the Computer-Aided…

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by Adam Evangelista, December 17, 2020

How to Find Internal Volume in Inventor Professional

Finding the mass and volume of a solid part is relatively easy in Inventor, as it is in any parametric modeler.  However, it is not as intuitive to find the volume or mass of an internal volume as one would need to do when designing enclosures or…

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by Jeremy Gerdes, December 1, 2020

Tech Tip: Using Inventor Design Accelerator V-Belts to Speed up Power Transmission Design

What are Design Accelerators? Autodesk supplies many Design Accelerators within Inventor, such as Bolted Connection, Frame Generator, Shaft, O-Ring, and Spring to name just a few. Today I’m focusing on V-Belt Generator. Why would you want to use…

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