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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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by Nicole Morris, November 25, 2020

Autodesk Outage on AWS

Unexpected Autodesk Outage Expecting a quiet pre-Thanksgiving catch up day, we started out with a barrage of support calls related to users not able to access their licenses and their Autodesk Account Portals. Earlier today Amazon Web Services (AWS)…

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by Philip Cox, November 9, 2020

Connecting Visual Studio and Autodesk Inventor for Add-ins

Using iLogic within an Inventor part can unlock many opportunities for automation. However, at some point the requirements of your desired automation outcome surpass what iLogic was designed to do.  This is when you need to leverage a full IDE like…

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by Justin Cao, November 9, 2020

Configuration Modeling in An Assembly Environment

In this blog post we will be unpacking configuration modeling in an assembly environment. Earlier in 2020, I hosted a KETIV AVA session which went over configuration modeling in Inventor at a part level and that was an easy way to dive into the…

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by Cameron Whetten, October 30, 2020

Changing Content Center Parts in Inventor with iLogic

Content Center Parts in Inventor The iLogic snippet to add a Content Center in Inventor part is really powerful. Not only does it make the placement process so easy, it also lets us change the size of a content center part that has already been…

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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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