AU 2019 Autodesk Account Interface

Autodesk Account
January 14, 2020

By Mark Lancaster Hard to believe we’re on to 2020, and soon will be looking ahead to the next Autodesk University – but I wanted to take a moment to look back at AU2019, where I was honored to be one of the presenters in the AU Community Zone/Hub Theater. My presentation was focused around […]

The "Vault Bros." are Presenting at AU2019

Education
September 19, 2019

They call themselves the “Vault Bros.” and have been hosting classes together at Autodesk University since 2016 – but who are they?  Chris Benner, CAD Department Supervisor at Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing, LLC in St. Louis, Michigan, and our very own Mark Lancaster, Helpdesk Technician at Synergis Technologies, LLC.  Both Chris and Mark are part […]

September 2019 Scheduled Down Time for Maintenance

Autodesk Account
September 4, 2019

Issue: Autodesk software and services requiring sign in (or identity-based access) will be unavailable beginning at 8:30 pm PDT on Friday, September 20, until 3:30 am GMT, Saturday, September 21). Solution: To continue to improve the resiliency and scalability of our products, Autodesk will perform a maintenance update, which will result in some services being […]

Fusion 360 – Sheet Metal Bend Feature

Manufacturing
May 17, 2019

Here is a look at the new Bend feature within Fusion 360 Sheet Metal.  In this video, Synergis EDS Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner, will import an existing .DXF Pattern file and use it to create the shape and bends of a bracket within Autodesk Fusion 360. Click “Read More” for video.

CAD Management: The Art of Influence

Building
November 9, 2018

Published on November 8, 2018 As a CAD Manager, you work hard to choose the software and hardware your company should invest in and use. However, sometimes the hardest task of your position is actually the next step – influencing people upstream and downstream to even consider what you’re proposing. Where do you even begin? […]

Synergis University: An Entire Day Dedicated to Helping you Stay Ahead.

Building
January 25, 2018

Synergis University is the region’s largest Autodesk Learning Event and our chance to bring customers together with the Synergis team, Autodesk product team members, and other industry experts so we can help you get ahead, and stay ahead with Autodesk Solutions. The day will feature sessions to learn about industry best practices, new features, and […]

Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Let's Model Something – Cable Pulley Drawing

Factory
January 11, 2018

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner To follow up on our Cable Pulley model, here we create a Presentation file and include it in our drawing with views, bill of material, and dimensions. For reference: Fusion 360 Smart Templates 

Tip: Autodesk Vault Shared Views

Factory
December 19, 2017

It’s day two of our week of manufacturing tips! Posted on December 19, 2017 by Synergis Vault Application Specialist, Joe Corson This tip is for those with Vault Workgroup and Professional 2018.1 and newer. In the 2018.1 update for Vault Workgroup and Professional there is a new feature called Shared Views. This feature can be used to collaborate […]

Video Tip: Inventor – Sectioning Participation

Factory
December 18, 2017

It’s a week of manufacturing tips!  We’ll start with Inventor. In this tip, Synergis’ Jim Swain takes a look at how to control which parts are actually sectioned in a section view. And how to find the specific part you are looking to change.  

Combining other project drawings to the current AutoCAD Electrical project

Factory
November 7, 2017

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock Sometimes you need to combine project drawings created by one user, and add them to a global project.  An example of this is when new drawings are created, or updated, by several users and the drawings need to be added to the master project.  […]