AutoCAD Electrical Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Parameters

Manufacturing
April 6, 2017

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical the project and drawing properties use parameters to identify how updates will be applied to the smart objects.  For example, the NFPA project that is installed with AutoCAD Electrical has the components tag format set to %F%N.  %F equals family code, […]

AutoCAD Electrical Tip: Create a folder in your symbol Library for your custom Circuits

Manufacturing
April 4, 2017

Posted on April 4, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical you create a variety of circuits that are company specific and you want to reuse them in other designs to save time.  AutoCAD Electrical gives you a menu option that allows you to store your custom circuits.  It’s called the User […]

The Lehigh Valley Manufacturers User Group will be meeting again!

Factory
March 30, 2017

Join us as Rick Hylton, Synergis Scanning Specialist, Daryl Price, D3 Technologies Director of Sales and ETO Expert, and Jim Swain, Synergis Applications Engineer for Manufacturing cover the following: Scanning for manufacturing How ETO fits in the workflow of design Inventor Workflow Come networks with peers and join us for dinner. Date: Thursday, April 20, […]

Autodesk AutoCAD 2018: Engineered for the future

Building
March 22, 2017

Introducing AutoCAD® 2018, the software for 2D and 3D CAD that is engineered for the future. AutoCAD 2018 has new and updated features such as: • External File References: Paths now default to relative, helping to reduce broken paths. Easily find and apply the correct path to missing externally referenced files. • PDF Import Enhancements: […]

What’s New for Inventor 2018

Factory
March 21, 2017

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster It’s that time when Autodesk releases another version of Inventor.  I’m taking Inventor 2018 out for a test drive and sharing what it has to offer.  Although there are many new enhancements, my personal top three are the new measurement tool, followed by […]

AutoCAD Tip: What Happened to My Crossing Window?

Building
March 20, 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Jim Swain One of the quickest complaints from folks updating from an older version of AutoCAD to the 2015 release or newer is what happens when picking objects with a crossing or window. Instead of a nice box they get a funky-shaped outline: Instead of: If […]

Video Tip: Inventor Bolted Connection Design Accelerator

Factory
March 20, 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner This video walks through the steps on how to create a bolted connection in Inventor quickly and easily using this Inventor Design Accelerator. It proves that you do not have to be afraid of this scary looking wizard! It’s not difficult to use and can really […]

Webcast Recording: Inventor – Styles Conflict

Factory
March 20, 2017

Have you ever seen this message or continue to see this message when you start an Inventor drawing? Synergis’ Mark Lancaster shows you why this is occurring and how to resolve it in this Synergis Express Learning Webinar Recording.

Video Tip: Fusion 360 Sketches and Profiles

Factory
March 16, 2017

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Check out this short video on Fusion 360 Sketches and Profiles. See how to use multiple profiles in a single sketch so that you can extrude several features using this single sketch.

Webinar: See How to Connect Any Project Data, Communication, and Your Entire Project Team with BIM360 Team

Building
March 15, 2017

Today’s need for cloud based project communication throughout the design and engineering process is more critical than ever. Socializing coordinated files throughout the project team allows for immediate feedback through mobile devices. Register Centralize project information – Communicate as a team in one location. BIM 360 Team provides one online workspace for all project team […]