Autodesk applications crashing due to .NET Framework 4.7 Update

Scott Hallmark

All, autodesk, .NET 4.7, crash, Press Release 1 Comment

If you have installed .NET Framework 4.7, please be aware that some Autodesk applications are crashing after using a command in the Ribbon.  In order to keep this from happening, you may want to make…

AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018 - Cloud Collaboration is here!

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, Construction, Cloud, Collaboration Leave a comment

New Features in Plant 3D If you have been in the loop with AutoCAD Plant 3D over the past year, you have probably heard of Project Calgary which was the beta of Collaboration of Plant 3D Projects in…

iLogic Design Copy

Scott Hallmark

All, iLogic, Manufacturing, Design Copy, Inventor 1 Comment

Using iLogic Design Copy is a great way to copy an assembly that is set up to drive parts from an assembly by using iLogic code.  The process to do this is fairly simple.

Combining Disciplines: Factory Design and Plant 3D

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, plant 3d, Construction, Assets, Factory Design, Inventor Leave a comment

Click this Screencast to see how to insert a Factory Design Assembly into an AutoCAD Plant 3D model.

Clevis Hanger with Rod and Scissor Clamps and Toggle Lock Points of Support

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, plant 3d, Steel Supports, Bundle, Construction Leave a comment

Click this Screencast to see how to place a Clevis Hanger on a pipe, adjust the scissor clamps to the overhead beam, and copy that hanger to another elevation while maintaining the beam elevation for…

AutoCAD Plant 3D - Sloped Socketweld Piping

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, Sloped, Socketweld, Construction, DefaultConnectorsConfig.xml Leave a comment

Have you ever experienced the issue of your vertical pipe in a sloped socketweld pipe run not being truly vertical?  This screencast will help!

AutoCAD Plant 3D Tricks of the Trade 2

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD, plant 3d, Tips, Tricks, autodesk university, Construction Leave a comment

You can now view the class "AutoCAD Plant 3D: Tricks of the Trade 2" from this year's Autodesk University.  You will learn such things as...

Inventor iAssemblies and the BOM

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All, Manufacturing, Bill of Material, iAssembly, Inventor Leave a comment

There will be times when you need to show the QTY's of multiple members of an iAssembly in your drawing Bill of Material. Here is how to do that:

AutoCAD Plant 3D Structural Editing - "Cut Member Edges"

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, plant 3d, Plant Design Suite, Structural, Construction, Cut Member Edges Leave a comment

The little icon that probably does not get used very often is actually a very nice tool for automatically cutting back members to include a gap if required.  See the image below of the structural…

Hey Plant 3D Users - Autodesk University is near!

Scott Hallmark

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Plant 3D, autodesk, plant 3d, autodesk university, Construction Leave a comment

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