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Better CAD for CAM from Autodesk University

Last week I got to do two presentation at Autodesk University. It was a blast!


Here is one of the tips from the “Better CAD for CAM” Presentation.

If you want to watch both presentations (about 1 hour a piece) check out these links from Autodesk University:
Better CAD for CAM

Are you ready to learn Inventor HSM

Hoe you enjoy!

CAD Tip: Do you have a CAD Modeling Style? Should you?

Do you always model up you 3D models the same way? Should you use different styles? I use Revolve, High Roller Stacking and my favorite manufacturing style all the time.
What do you use?

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CAD Tip: Where do you locate your CAD Origin?

If ever taken a CAD class; you normally get told that your first sketch geometry should be connected with the origin. This results that the origin many times gets located in a corner. Is there a better way?

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CAD Tip: Start your CAD Design the right way

For some reason we have no patience with getting lines and arcs created on our CAD system. Many times resulting in going down the wrong path with our design. Resulting in recreating way to many things. This week’s tip is to slow down and maybe make sure you think through a few questions before drawing your first lines.

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Lego upgrading to NX6

Mastercam is pointing out that Siemens NX is the 2nd in the world of installed seats for CAD/CAM software (Mastercam is off course #1), so in a attempt to be a little serious I have to admit that I have been following some blogs of Mastercams enemy number 1.
This interview is with Lego’s Klaus Gorm Jensen, where he explains how Lego is doing there move from one version to another, interesting to hear how a big company deals with that kinda stuff.
Lego clicks with NX6