Inventor to Virtual Reality Using 3ds Max Interactive

Do you want to view your Inventor Models in VR? If you have access to the Product Design and Manufacturing collection from Autodesk, you already have everything you need. I was asked this week if there is a workflow between Inventor and 3ds Max Interactive. The good news, is that there is, and that there … More Inventor to Virtual Reality Using 3ds Max Interactive

Keep Bolted Connections Updated with iLogic

Bolted Connections created in Inventor can become out of date when changes to a part in an assembly happen (for example a material thickness change). I’ve adapted a bit of iLogic code shared on a forum by Rossano Praderi. My version of the code iterates through the assembly, identifies bolted connections, and sets them to … More Keep Bolted Connections Updated with iLogic

RAL + Pantone + Munsell Colour Generator for Inventor

I have written a tool that generates colours for Inventor based on the RAL, Pantone and Munsell standards. The idea, is that instead of having a full library of all of the colours (over 4000) from these standards, a user can generate the colour needed on demand, and then choose to add this to their … More RAL + Pantone + Munsell Colour Generator for Inventor

Exporting Tube and Pipe Runs in Bending Machine Format

From the Inventor Tube and Pipe Environment, you can export your pipe runs to Bending Machine Formats. The available export types are XYZ, YBC, and LRA. To export Tube & Pipe runs in a bending machine-compatible file format, follow the steps below: Activate “Tube and Pipe Runs” Activate the specific pipe run (“Run02” is active in the image below) Right Click … More Exporting Tube and Pipe Runs in Bending Machine Format