Monday, September 29, 2014

Inventor HSM quick videos to get you going...Part 1

So, this next series is going to be for you guys that are able to machine parts and maybe have to use non-integrated software to program your parts to post g-codes.  Inventor HSM provides the solution for an integrated workflow between your design and manufacturing.  With HSM you can toggle between your model features and cam features all in the same file.
Below is a video of the first part of this series (all the videos are going to be posted to screencast, so i highly recommend checking that site out as well because there are some great videos).

In this video we are showing the setup and generation of toolpaths to machine the top portion of the side pieces for my trebuchet (i know...geeky moment for me, but i thought it was a good idea to do this video series on).

Friday, September 19, 2014

creating joints in Fusion 360

Do you sometimes have issues setting up assembly joints in Fusion?  Below is a link to a short screencast video that I made that shows 2 quick ways to setup joints when trying to assembly a part in a fixture set to be installed in a CNC machine.

There are many awesome options in the assembly joint options.  So, again this is a short video of assembling a couple parts with 2 joints.  If you like what you see you ought to visit and download the trial and take it for a test run.