By Daniel Douglas in Fusion 360, Posted October 5, 2017

Manufacturing Day Eve!

'Twas the night before Manufacturing Day, when all through the factory, Not a machine was stirring, not even a Haas' It’s almost Manufacturing Day! Tomorrow is the annual event where North American manufacturers invite the community to learn about the possibilities of modern manufacturing and explore the many career opportunities. It’s almost Manufacturing Day! If you’re like me, then you only recently became aware of Manufacturing Day (also known as MFG Day). MFG day is officially celebrated on the first Friday in October. Usually a manufacturer…

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By Daniel Douglas in Fusion 360, Posted September 26, 2017

What Do YOU Want to Learn About Fusion 360?

Hey there. I want to hear from YOU. D3 Technologies will be launching an ongoing blog series called Fusion Explore, where I will work through a project (using Fusion 360 to design, test, manufacture, etc.). There will be daily updates on Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Twitter, and Instagram. Each project will culminate in a blog post at the end of the week. The blog post will summarize the challenges of the project and discuss best practices. The intent is to test the limits of Fusion 360 while showing you tips and tricks, best practices, and exciting appl…

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By Daniel Douglas in Fusion 360, Posted September 14, 2017

An Evolving Tool: A Professional's Perspective on Fusion 360

Hi! I am a new contributor to this blog, so let me introduce myself. My name is Daniel Douglas and I am a member of the Fusion 360 team, here at D3. I have a background in Drafting and Design, Robotics, and Education. Also, I am ecstatic about Aerospace Engineering, Space Exploration, Future Technologies, and Manufacturing Processes. Using these experiences and passions, I hope to be informative, inspiring, and helpful. Please don’t hesitate to comment with questions, corrections, suggestions, or just plain old conversation. Thanks for reading!  “Can yo…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted August 25, 2017

Autodesk Fusion 360 – Summer Blockbuster Update

What?  You haven’t heard yet?!  Have you been living under a rock or something? Fusion 360’s last major update hit over 2 weeks ago, and I’m still excited about it! Obviously, the biggest story here, SHEET METAL!  That’s right, Autodesk surprised everybody by jumping from the limited beta straight to the full release of Sheet Metal in Fusion 360.  You can start using it today, and you don’t even have to opt in to a public beta in your preferences.  No, this is the full, official release.  You’ve probably heard about the previous sheet metal beta befor…

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By RJ in Fusion 360, Posted August 4, 2017

Autodesk Fusion Team - Is it Right for My Company?

There I was in his office, talking over Fusion Team and how important it was for all companies to be using it with Fusion 360.  I described the cons of not having a Fusion Team Hub, the benefits having it could add. "But why do they need it?" he asked again.  "Can't they still share files, even without it?" I explained again, but the words passed in one ear and out the other.  Sometimes I think just the mention of "cloud" makes a concept more foggy to some people, so I tried to relate it to computer systems most people are already comfortable with.…

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