When talking about how to create a models initial sketch within Inventor, my old coworkers and I used to always say “It’s all just circles and squares.” While this isn’t always necessarily true, it does guide you to a simplistic way of thinking when starting a sketch for a new CAD model. Limiting the features to only those required to define the outer extents of your finished part is a best practice method for creating any new CAD model.
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At least every few weeks I get a call from someone asking why they can’t get Vault to appear in any of the menus within Inventor. One of the first things I check is if the Vault EDM (Engineering Data Management) add-in is loaded. This is usually the culprit 99% of the time. Here’s a …
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