Chris England

Inventor Frame Generator and it’s latest updates

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The frame generator within Autodesk Inventor is a design accelerator that allows users to place structural sections from the Content Center efficiently.  Being a design accelerator, the frame generator is used in the assembly environment to place frame members without having to first create the part manually. Structural Member Placement Structural members have a driven …

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Creating an Inventor Drawing Template Part 3 of 3: Title Block

This is the third and last part of the guide on creating an Inventor drawing template.  This part will show you how to create a title block for an Inventor drawing template. NOTE: The golden rule still applies in this step but acts more as a best practice.  In case you missed part one the …

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Creating an Inventor Drawing Template Part 2 of 3: Border

This is the second part of a three-part blog guide on how to create an Inventor title block.  In this part of the guide, we will focus on creating a border for an Inventor drawing template. NOTE: The golden rule still applies in this step but acts more as a best practice.  In case you …

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Creating an Inventor Drawing Template Part 1 of 3: Styles and Standards

Creating a drawing template is generally something that we only do once in a long while. Here’s a three-part general guide to jog your memory when that time comes. NOTE: There is only one golden rule when creating a drawing template in Inventor, that is… Never overwrite any of Inventor’s default standards, ALWAYS duplicate the …

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Motion Blur in Autodesk VRED

Autodesk VRED is a fantastic product for high end rendering and VR presentations within a manufacturing focus.  One of my favourite features within VRED is the motion blur setting that can be added to a camera.  Motion blur is found in the camera editor window under the lens attributes tab and can be activated by …

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Publishing a Factory Asset in Factory Design Utilities

The Factory Design Asset Library comes with wide range of standard assets that can be downloaded and used.  Although these are handy as “space fillers”, our own products are often the focus or purpose of that layout.  There may also just be a need to get other assets into a layout that aren’t provided by …

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