In addition to using AutoCAD, Impression, 3ds max, and many other Autodesk products I have been a longtime user of Autodesk Inventor from the pre Inventor 1.0 days. My background is mechanical design so Autodesk Inventor has always been a tool I use in my arsenal of design applications. Being one of the founders of Autodesk Labs,
Now the Autodesk Inventor Team is soon to be releasing a new Autodesk Labs Technology Preview named: Inventor Plastic Features Technology Preview
This Technology Preview will be related to the creation of thin-walled plastic parts and features such as grills, rests, bosses, snaps, lips, grooves and fillets.
More details when it is made available on Autodesk Labs.
There is a current YouTube video message from Kevin Schneider, Product Manager with the Autodesk Manufacturing team
The formal announcement will be on Autodesk Labs http://labs.autodesk.com
Also keep an eye on the Autodesk Manufacturing blogs including the Autodesk Inventor specific blogs.
- Garin Gardiner - In the Machine
- Jay Tedeschi - The Gear Box – Jay has a post about this Technology Preview. Deja Vu all over again...
- 08.13.08 Update Autodesk Revolutionizes Plastic Part Design With Technology Preview of New Inventor Plastic Features