Cameron MacKenzie

Creating Bolts in Fusion 360

We often need to add new bolts into Fusion 360 but sometimes the options we find online aren’t quite what we’re looking for. One of Fusion’s lesser-known features is the add-ins tool which allows us to run Python scripts. One of these includes a Bolt sample script which we will look at today. Inserting Library …

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Change Vault Password

Vault Maintenance

With Vault user management, every user accessing Vault will need to have an account. This helps Vault understand who is accessing the information at any given time, and who may be making edits to said information. An added layer of protection allows us to protect individual accounts with a password. Whether you are setting one …

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Inventor 2023 Default Template

With the release of Autodesk Inventor 2023, we have a clean new home screen which looks great. Unfortunately, this means we have lost some buttons, one of the victims is the little cog which sets your default templates. In all fairness, once you have set this you don’t need to change it too frequently.   …

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Fusion 360 Product Design Extension

The Product Design Extension is aimed at making the design process easier and more intuitive. This new addition to Fusion Extensions offers some very handy tools including Boss Creation, Geometric Patterns, and Plastic Rules to name a few. The new tools are mostly focused on the manufacturing of plastic parts, and are therefore found in …

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What Is Autodesk Flex?

With Autodesk’s transition to Named User licensing every individual user of the software will need to have an Autodesk account in their name. This makes license management a lot easier than finding a computer name and tracking generic serial numbers across your company. However, this has left a gap for individuals who previously had temporary …

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Fusion CAM – Reuse Remaining Stock

Machining parts from multiple angles is key to most CAM processes. Sometimes (pretty much always) you want to be able to see how much stock is left after you’ve run a few toolpaths through. Maybe even in a separate part. In this blog I will take you through a few ways that we can reuse …

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Fusion 360 to AR

We all have a moment that we can think back to when Augmented Reality blew our minds, whether it be from movies, books, or games. I have always dreamed of a time when I could create something digitally and be able to interact with it in the real world. Though we have been able to …

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Fusion Additive Extension Overview

Many of you will be familiar with Fusion 360’s Manufacturing workspace and its ability to push out scripts for CNC machining, or Subtractive Machining. Fusion also has the functionality for Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing, and in this article, we are going to explore a quick overview of the extension as well as basic tips …

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