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Inventor Tool Tip – Creating a Quick Surface on an Existing Solid Part

Posted by Gary Bergero on Apr 11, 2019 9:33:23 AM

Here is a quick set of commands to add a surface to an existing solid part. We will start with a simple 6X10X1 inch box:

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor

Inventor 2019 Tech Tip - Annotate

Posted by Gary Bergero on Jul 16, 2018 2:37:03 PM

In Inventor 2019 Part files, there is an “Annotate” tab where you can add Model Based Definitions. The commands include Leaders, Hole Notes, Feature Control Frames, Surface Texture Symbols that can be placed in any 3D view.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor

Technical Tip – Inventor 2018 “Joints” for Quickly Centering Models

Posted by Gary Bergero on Feb 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When Inventor first came out, I always used to choose the “Constraint” command to assemble my parts. Now with the newer Inventor versions, I tend to use the “Joint” command. When you use the “Joint” command, remember to select the free floating model first. Here is an example of quickly centering one part on top of another part. I use the “Rigid” joint and hover over the center point of a face.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor