Category Archives: Inventor

Technote: Inventor Sketch Datum

Technote: Inventor Sketch Datum Point. This is one of those instances where you do something on a regular basis and don’t really appreciate the significance of the process. What I am referring to is when you create a sketch Plane using the option … Continue reading

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Technote: Inventor Quick Tip

Technote: Inventor Quick Tip When working in Inventor you can access a list of Recent files by clicking the right mouse button on the Taskbar icon. This also works for most programs with an icon on the Taskbar like Microsoft Excel, Notepad etc.

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Bell P-39: Fold Over Flange

Technote: Bell P-39 Fold Over Flange.(Inventor 2017) This a quick technote to highlight an issue that we sometimes come across with creating flanges in Inventor when one part is sloping away from the other. The part we are working on is shown … Continue reading

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Bell P-39: Creating Wing Fillets

.Technote: Bell P-39 Creating Wing Fillets.(Inventor 2017) Wing fillets are probably one of the most complex aircraft items to model as they need to follow the curvature of both the wings and the fuselage shell. Invariably we have many offsets to … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; iParts

NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; iParts When it comes to organising standard parts using a Cad system like Inventor there are various ways to achieve this. Initially I considered a custom content library or even an iLogic expression linked to a parameter … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly: Update.

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly: Update. I shall need to temporarily suspend further work on the assembly model as the remaining parts to achieve a full build are created in a later version of the Inventor cad program and therefore … Continue reading

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TechNote #01: Using Autodesk Inventor for SubStation Design

SubStation Design #01 3rd Feb 2008. I recently completed a project for a major Electrical Power company in Canada (2005-2007) for which I developed a 3d cad strategy for HV & MV substation design. This project started in the latter … Continue reading

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