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Adam Butcher

Understanding The Autodesk Inventor HSM Heights Tab

Understanding The Autodesk Inventor HSM Heights Tab
In Autodesk Inventor HSM you can control the machining area by depth for most machining strategies on the Heights tab. The machining area is defined by the Top Height and Bottom Height. On the Heights tab, you can also control the retracts by setting the Clearance Height, Retract Height, and Feed Height. Each height is defined by an offset amount and a mode that tells from which other height the o...
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Jonathan Hand

Installing the Precast Add-on for Revit 2018

Installing the Precast Add-on for Revit 2018
The new structural precast extension for Revit 2018 now gives users the ability to model and detail precast elements within their Revit projects. In the below video guide, I show how to download and install the Add-on to your Revit Software. This new add-on offers a range of tools for modelling and detailing precast elements. Driven by a range of predefined parameters, users can automatically ...
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Simon Dickinson

3DS Max 2018 - Where’s My Mental Ray Gone?

3DS Max 2018 - Where’s My Mental Ray Gone?
So you’ve installed your 2018 version of 3ds Max, you’ve opened an old project only to find you no longer have Mental Ray as a renderer option. Autodesk no longer ship 3ds Max with NVidia Mental Ray. But all is not lost, as long as you are happy to render locally. If you need to network render that you will need to buy NVidia Mental Ray render nodes. But, if you are happy just to render locally yo...
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Justin Taylor

Revit to Navisworks – Constructability Parts

Revit to Navisworks – Constructability Parts
Part elements in Revit support the construction modelling process by letting you divide certain elements from the design intent model into discrete parts. The idea of dividing components into parts is for scheduling, tagging, pour sequencing, delivery planning (logistics) and installation sequencing. For example, dividing up a floor slab for the different concrete pours, or walls which will be pre...
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Adam Butcher

Inventor HSM Rest Machining "Not Valid Toolpath" Error Fix

Inventor HSM Rest Machining "Not Valid Toolpath" Error Fix
Rest Milling is an acronym for remaining Stock required to be machined. Rest tool paths only remove material left by previous machining operations. They do this by calculating what stock has been previously removed and comparing it against the finished model. This is far more efficient than re-machining the entire part with a small tool just to create a few small features. Rest paths are calculati...
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