uLearn 2017 Conference

uLearn 2017 Conference

CADPRO Systems exhibited at the uLearn17 Conference. uLearn17 is a highly relevant, inclusive, and practical conference that caters for educators from early years, primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors. Last week, around 1500 teachers swarmed through the exhibition halls looking at all of the goodies on offer. We talked to a lot of teachers using Tinkercad and…

SouthMACH 17 – Celebrating the heartland of NZ Manufacturing

SouthMACH 17 – Celebrating the heartland of NZ Manufacturing

  SouthMACH 17 – The South Island’s Premier Technology Trade Show Run over two days (24-25 May) the show provided a great opportunity for the manufacturing community to come together under one roof to see all that’s new in the industry. Our stand at SouthMACH was busy throughout the two days, with plenty of existing…

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.

Autodesk Manufacturing Innovation Update

Autodesk Manufacturing Innovation Update

Join Autodesk’s keynote speakers fresh from Autodesk University Australia 2016 in Auckland & Christchurch for a Manufacturing Innovation update – Register Now 4 Benefits when you attend Autodesk Manufacturing Event: Stay current with new trends and technology in the manufacturing industry. Learn from leading product experts and working professionals from Autodesk Connect with industry peers, thought leaders…

Fusion 360 Meetup Christchurch – Freeform Modelling & 123D Make

Fusion 360 Meetup Christchurch – Freeform Modelling & 123D Make

The second meeting of the Fusion 360 Meetup – Christchurch group, which was kindly hosted by FabLab Christchurch and sponsored by CADPRO, was held on Thursday 23 June 2016. We get together one evening a month to explore various aspects of Fusion 360 in the context of the maker movement. Our first session was an…

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…