Fusion 360 Tips – Set Current View As

Fusion 360 Tips – Set Current View As

Fusion 360’s View Cube is an essential user interface element in Fusion 360. You must become familiar with it, and how it impacts your workflow to truly feel comfortable when using Fusion. Visually and functionally it’s very similar to what you will find in many other Autodesk CAD products. The view cube influences the following…

Fusion 360 Tips – Keyboard Shortcuts

Fusion 360 Tips – Keyboard Shortcuts

Autodesk Fusion 360‘s keyboard shortcuts are now customisable, but the original default shortcuts also remain. Earlier in 2018 the Fusion developers released support for customisable shortcuts, you can now setup a shortcut for any command by clicking on the ellipsis button next to each command in the menus.

Fusion 360 Tips – New Component

Fusion 360 Tips – New Component

One of the most important tips you can know when starting out with Fusion 360, is to create a New Component before you do anything else. This is true 95% of the time. If you are only designing a single component, like a bolt, then there is no need. But if you wanted to model…

Additive and subtractive manufacturing on our EMEX18 stand

By Gavin Bath CAM/MFG Technical Specialist As one of CADPRO’s Manufacturing and CAM technical specialists, I was particularly excited about this year’s EMEX, as it was the first year that I’d have simultaneous access to additive and subtractive manufacturing on our stand. For those of you that don’t know, CADPRO are now selling the awesome…

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…