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Ian Bottomley

A Fantastic Turnout for the Southampton Inventor User Group

A Fantastic Turnout for the Southampton Inventor User Group
Our annual Inventor User Group proved to be as popular and highly attended as ever. The day was packed with interactive sessions focusing on the hot topics within manufacturing and covered everything ...
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Adam Butcher

The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Nesting Utility

The Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Nesting Utility
Do you use Inventor Professional as part of the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection ? Are you looking to minimize waste? Do you use tools such as laser, plasma and water jet...
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Alex Fielder

Getting to Grips with the Newest iLogic-Specific Features in Inventor 2019

Getting to Grips with the Newest iLogic-Specific Features in Inventor 2019
The 26th March 2018 marked the official release of Autodesk’s latest instalment in the Inventor Professional product family, the 2019 version. This year has seen the BETA site awash with fresh faces d...
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Chris England

3D Printing with Fusion 360

3D Printing with Fusion 360
3D Printing with Fusion 360 is a user friendly experience, with some simple and effective workflows. If send to a 3D print utility is not selected, Fusion will export straight to a STL file format and...
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Chris England

A Guide to Inventor HSM NC Editor

A Guide to Inventor HSM NC Editor
HSM edit is an OEM version NC editor that is based on CIMCO edit which is created by CIMCO. CIMCO has been around since 1991 and has its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years, CIMCO has ...
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Adam Butcher

What is Autodesk Vault Data Standard and how to set it up

What is Autodesk Vault Data Standard and how to set it up
Where can I find Vault Data Standard? If you have a subscription that includes Autodesk Vault for Workgroup or Vault Professional you can download Autodesk Vault Data Standard from your Autodesk accou...
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Adam Butcher

What's New in the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update

What's New in the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update
As we know from time to time Autodesk bring out product updates for subscription customers, and the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update is here, with a great selection of fixes and brand new features...
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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...
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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 prev...
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Paul Munford

How Do I Sign Up For Autodesk Fusion 360?

How Do I Sign Up For Autodesk Fusion 360?
Autodesk Fusion 360 is available to download as a free 30 day trial, there is a button to download the installer further on in this blog post. At the end of you trail period, Fusion 360 standard conti...
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