Failed to update style using 3D Annotation

Failed to update style using 3D Annotation

Failed to update style” when trying to use 3D Annotation. The Styles Library in Inventor is one of those mysterious things that receives little attention.  Yet it controls everything from dimension styles in a drawing to the lighting in the model environment.  Each year, a fresh install of Inventor will create a fresh copy of…

Haas Factory Outlet Open Day in Brisbane

Haas Factory Outlet Open Day in Brisbane

On the 9th & 10th of March, our CAM team headed over to the Haas Factory Outlet Open Day in Brisbane. They were invited by the CEO, George Buhagiar, to create a couple of demonstrations on their Haas VF-4SS, fitted out with a high-speed rotary 4-axis. The machine came equipped with through spindle coolant and…

Autodesk Fusion 360 CAM Challenge – Round 2

Autodesk Fusion 360 CAM Challenge – Round 2

Al Whatmough kicked off the first Fusion 360 CAM Challenge last month, with some incredible entries from all around the world, including some stunning entries from Australia & New Zealand. Auckland’s CXP Racing actually started the whole thing off by accident, and inadvertently delivered the very first entry. The competition turned into a massive success with…

Autodesk University Sydney 2016 Manufacturing Track

Autodesk University Sydney 2016 Manufacturing Track

CADPRO attended & presented at Autodesk University Sydney in August 2016. Scott summarises the 1st day’s keynote presentations then shares the recordings or Aaron Powter’s Fusion 360 Masterclass & Scott’s presentation about CXP Racing’s adoption of Fusion 360 and Haas CNC machinery.

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Workstations with a HP Z Turbo Drive are now even faster than ever using PCIe Gen3 bus. Space is no longer a problem with upto 2TB per slot.

Beautiful machining or not so beautiful? That is the question.

Beautiful machining or not so beautiful? That is the question.

It can be surprisingly disappointing seeing your first few parts come off a CNC machine.  When you’re learning, or don’t have years of machining experience, getting the strategy right is just educated guesswork.  With Inventor HSM and Fusion 360, there’s a neat trick to seeing the finished article before you start cutting “real” material.

HSM Update – Can’t wait anymore!

HSM Update – Can’t wait anymore!

Well, there are so many things going on at Autodesk with HSMWorks, Inventor HSM and Fusion 360 Ultimate that I can’t wait any longer! HSMWorks 2015 and HSMXpress have been released today to be compatible with Solidworks 2015 and enhancements. Check out the video of the new features or this post. Inventor HSM 2015 Update 4…

The best integrated CAM for Inventor is here!

The best integrated CAM for Inventor is here!

Some of you may have already tried the completely free 2.5D CAM solution from Autodesk called Inventor HSMExpress. To take it to the next level with 3D surfacing and other high-speed strategies, Autodesk Inventor HSM is now commercially available. See more info in link below: http://inthefold.autodesk.com/in_the_fold/2014/04/integrated-cam-for-autodesk-inventor-officially-here.html Please note that the pricing you see on the…

Getting Started with Inventor HSM Express

Getting Started with Inventor HSM Express

Are you an Autodesk Inventor user? Are you new to Inventor HSM Express? Join Autodesk for their getting started webcast and get your questions answered and get up and running! This session is even at a reasonable kiwi time – Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Click here to register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/917462945

Cadgroup Australia signs Autodesk HSM Reseller agreement with CADPRO Systems

Cadgroup Australia signs Autodesk HSM Reseller agreement with CADPRO Systems

With great pleasure we would like to announce the appointment of Cadgroup Australia as an Autodesk HSM Reseller in association with CADPRO Systems Ltd. This appointment is a natural extension of what is already a great partnership between CADPRO Systems and Cadgroup Australia. We’re very excited to be able to ensure Autodesk HSM customers have access to…

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