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Hagerman Blog

Keith Doran

Manufacturing Solutions Engineer, Hagerman & Company

Recent Posts

Updates to the Nesting Tools

Posted by Keith Doran on Jan 20, 2020 2:21:41 PM

With 2019.1 and beyond, the Inventor Nesting tool can now interact with many new objects, beyond just Sheet metal components. Standard Part files can now be loaded into the nesting interface as well as Neutral format files (STL, STEP, etc.) that have planar faces, as well as composites that have a planar face.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor

Design Data Configuration Options

Posted by Keith Doran on Aug 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One common question I receive when on site with customers configuring data management or teaching class is “How should I set up my Design Data?” While there are a lot of good answers to this question, I thought I would highlight a few solutions and some scenario’s in which they work well, as well as some scenarios in which they don’t.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Vault

Using the Material Browser in Autodesk Inventor

Posted by Keith Doran on May 19, 2017 2:14:03 PM


These tools have changed as of Inventor 2013; any version of Inventor 2012 or prior will not have the same toolset available.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor