Webcast Recordings: Intro to Inventor iParts and Inventor iParts Advanced

March 15, 2017

Although Inventor iParts have been around for many releases, due to recent feedback it’s time to have a refresher course on this modeling technique. Are you interested in learning more about iParts and/or what it can do for you? Learn more as Synergis’ Mark Lancaster takes you through an Intro to Inventor iParts in this Synergis […]


March 13, 2017

Synergis Technologies has been named to “The Morning Call Top Workplaces”  also received the “2017 Top Workplace Appreciation Award”. Synergis Technologies, LLC, the Lehigh Valley’s premiere provider of CAD and Data Management software and services to engineering and design companies throughout North America, announced it has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The […]

BIM 360 Docs – Leveraging the new RFI preview.

March 7, 2017

Posted on March 7, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Last month, Autodesk announced their latest update to BIM 360 Docs. Yes, now we can use an integrated Request for Information (RFI) management feature. The new feature is quite simple to use, follow, and implement. If you’re new to BIM 360 Docs, it is was […]

Synergis Express Leaning Webinar: Inventor Direct Editing

March 2, 2017

Less than an hour, online, and free, these training webinars are 30 to 40 minutes and cover a specific function within the Autodesk Products. Join us for Inventor Direct Editing. Ever since Inventor 2015, did you know you can “direct edit” (imported) 3D models from other CAD applications/file types? Never heard of Direct Editing or perhaps you want to […]

Inventor Tip: Documenting Your Part’s Design Intent in Inventor

March 1, 2017

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Jim Swain First off, this isn’t about making drawings. This is closer to adding comments to a program that you’re writing. Second, this isn’t about using the Notebook in Inventor. This is about renaming things within Inventor part files so you can understand them better in […]

3 Free Useful Apps for Vault from the App Store

February 23, 2017

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Synergis Vault Application Specialist, Joe Corson NuPiFolder Do your projects in Vault have the same folder structure? Are you sick of manually adding new folders for all of your projects? Are you constantly performing a ‘Go To Working Folder’ to create folder structure in your Working folder?   With NuPiFolder you will […]

Video Tip: Fusion 360 Preferences Settings

February 21, 2017

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner This is a short video explaining the Preference Settings in Fusion 360. Many of these settings are the default settings or have little relevance if you do not utilize certain portions of the software, however, a few of them can make your life in Fusion 360 […]

Managing and Creating Wire Layers in AutoCAD Electrical

February 16, 2017

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical does not ship with pre-defined wire layers.  The default layer created when inserting the WD_M.dwg block is WIRES.  This means that users have to create their company wire layers when they create their templates.  AutoCAD Electrical has tools to create and manage […]

Back to Basics with Revit Families: Why Ceiling-Based Families don’t display in Floor Plan views

February 16, 2017

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In certain circumstances there arises a need for Ceiling-based families to display themselves in plan views. For example, many medical facilities suspend equipment from their ceilings. So, it becomes necessary to display their location in Floor Plan views as overhead information. While these families display […]

Using AutoCAD’s Layer Walk Tool

February 14, 2017

Posted on February 14, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Jim Swain Sometimes it can be very challenging to make sense of a drawing created by someone else. Here is a house drawing and as you can see it’s a bit of a mess on the screen. The first thing I do to try and make […]