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by Justin Cao, March 31, 2020

What’s New in Autodesk Inventor 2021

It’s that time of the year once again when Autodesk introduces their latest and greatest version of Inventor. Below is What’s New in Inventor 2021. The Inventor 2021 release is structured around greater productivity for the end-user as well as…

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by Brian Mongkolpoonsuk, September 14, 2020

4 Modeling Obstacles (and Solutions) in Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal

Knowledge is Power – said everyone ever. This is true in all aspects of life, especially when competing against other sheet metal manufacturers! If you are striving to broaden your team’s competitiveness and stay ahead of the curve, here are 4…

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by Philip Cox, September 11, 2020

Tech Tip: Multi-Value Parameters and Select Case Logic

Multi-Value parameters paired with a simple select case in an iLogic rule can be a very powerful tool for simple configurations inside parts. Below are steps to switch from different shapes of holes at a click of a button. This can be expanded upon…

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by Adam Evangelista, September 10, 2020

How to Add Properties and Parameters to Content Center Families

Introduction Content Center allows users to develop their own standard family of parts. During the publishing process, you will likely need to manage the properties of your custom content center families. Depending on what type of property you need,…

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by John Dao, September 9, 2020

Electric Mobility: The Critical Role of Engineering Simulation

Engineering What’s Ahead: Winning the Race to Electric Mobility Electrification is Moving the World Forward Efficiently transporting goods drives the global economy. People need to move for business and pleasure. With the global population…

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by Nicole Morris, September 8, 2020

Making the Switch from Network to Assigned User

As many of you know, this year Autodesk and KETIV are assisting customers in making the transition from network or multi-user to assigned user style subscriptions. Assigned user licensing allows better control and visibility of your assets. The good…

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by Jessica Medina, August 11, 2020

Using the Plant 3D Toolset in AutoCAD

A productivity study detailing the differences between basic AutoCAD and the Plant 3D toolset The AutoCAD Plant 3D toolset, included as part of the AutoCAD specialized toolset offering, help plant designers create and edit Piping &…

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by Nikhil Venkat, August 7, 2020

Plastics 101: Injection Molding Options for Design Optimization

From ubiquitous everyday consumer products to medical devices and high-performance precision parts used in space exploration, the impact of plastics in design and manufacturing is undeniably wide-ranging. For over 100 years, plastics have been used…

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by Jose Paredes, August 6, 2020

Understanding Your Data Management Processes with Vault and Product Lifecycle Management

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) are two terms that you may not hear too often. Chances are you are already following these processes in some way or form but just are not calling them PLM or PDM. If you create new…

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by Nikhil Venkat, August 5, 2020

Utilizing Inventor, Factory Layout Design and CFD for COVID-19

The workplace has radically changed since COVID-19 shut down offices in every corner of the globe. Employers of all sizes, from small to multinational firms facing 2020 realities are looking for ways to unify around shared design DNA and culture…

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by Javier Chavez, August 5, 2020

Vault on the Cloud – Enabling Remote Work and Data Management

Adapting for Remote Work Over the past several months organizations have been quick to make adjustments to how they work by enabling their teams to work remotely. Talking to customers, many have made the transition successfully, but it has not been…

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