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Chris Benner

PD15320: Increasing the Volume with Inventor Tube & Pipe

(Duration 01:26:06)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn about dynamic route editing techniques
  • Learn how to copy and reuse pipe runs and make them adaptive
  • Learn how to fill unwanted gaps in pipe routes
  • Learn some advanced authoring and BOM reporting techniques

Description

Description

This class will be a presentation of tips, tricks, and work-arounds for the Inventor software Tube & Pipe add-in. A powerful design tool built into the Inventor software landscape, Tube & Pipe is the bread-and-butter tool for many designers. We will explore some advanced editing techniques, as well as secrets and work-arounds for successfully routing and populating pipe runs in this environment. The class will focus on rigid piping, but tips will be applicable to flexible hose and tubing design as well. This session features Inventor Professional.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Advanced Users of Inventor Professional Tube & Pipe

Speakers

Speakers

Chris Benner

Chris Benner is the CAD department supervisor at Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing in St. Louis, Missouri. He has been working as a mechanical designer and drafter for more than 20 years, using Autodesk, Inc., products for the majority of that time. For the last several years, he has been the lead CAD technician and Vault software administrator at Powell Fab, integrating it with Inventor software, AutoCAD software, and AutoCAD Electrical software. He has been implementing changes to the company’s document-management procedures using Vault Professional software as the main system for lifecycle and revision control, and he has been engineering change orders to control all drawing changes. Benner was inducted in the first class of Autodesk Expert Elites for his activity on the Autodesk discussion forums and social media, and for his CAD Tips, Tricks & Workarounds blog.

Mark Lancaster

Mark Lancaster started out as a CAD/board draftsman in the late 1980s, and he moved over into CAD management. For 20 years, he supported CAD and/or document management. Currently he’s a product support specialist (Help Desk) for Synergis, an Autodesk Reseller. Lancaster is also an Autodesk Expert Elite and Autodesk Certified Professional in AutoCAD 2014 software, Inventor 2014 software, and Inventor 2015 software. You can find out more at www.Synergis.com/Cad.

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Published

  • 2016
  • PD15320
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Inventor Professional

Industries

  • Process Manufacturing
  • General Manufacturing and Product Design
  • Industrial Machinery

Topics

  • Product Design
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP)