Advanced Manufacturing is On Top at Autodesk University Next Week
This event has a long list of manufacturing roundtables discussion, labs, and presentations.
Here is everything for any manufacturing junkie: • Integrated CAM inside Inventor and Fusion 360. • Delcam’s high-end PowerMill, FeatureCAM and ArtCAM. • Composite solution with TruNest and TruLaser. • Factory Design Suite: Raise your productivity with better plant layout.
Also, make sure you take a break from classes, and visit the exhibit hall. Here you will find live machining on the latest CNC equipment.
IM12857-R Advanced Manufacturing Roundtable Dec 1, 8:00-9:30am Meet the Product Management Team for Autodesk, Inc., CAM Solutions, Fabrication software, Composite Solutions, and Factory Design Suite software.
MFG12188 – CAM for Students and Education Dec 1, 1:30-2:30pm Autodesk CAM for Educators, Students, Classrooms, Student Clubs, Maker Spaces, Non Profits, Learn about Autodesk’s learning resources, and how you can take advantage of the free integrated CAD/CAM software.
CP11498 – Prototype Machining for Product Designers with Fusion 360 Dec 1, 3:00-4:00pm This class presents several real-world examples using Fusion 360 software as a platform for making things using a Tormach PCNC milling machine. We will look in depth at case studies in rapid prototyping, mass customization, tool making, and specialty manufacturing.
MFG12189 – Bringing Machining in House – Where do I Start? Dec 1, 3:00-4:00pm In-house manufacturing has never been more accessible. In this class experts will walk you through the process of selecting your first CNC (computer numerical control) machine, as well as covering selecting, tooling, and work holding.
IM12186 – High Efficiency Roughing Dec 2, 1:00-2:00 High Efficiency Roughing or HER is arguably one of the most talked about and exciting technologies (and machining techniques) to hit the machining world in the last decade. However, as vendors rush to define terms like high speed machining (HSM) and high efficiency machining (HEM), business owners and CNC programmers are left struggling to make sense of it all. This presentation is designed to educate attendees about high efficiency roughing and how this powerful machining strategy can reduce cycle time and help mold makers increase profits.
FB10373 – Introduction to Lathe Functionality Within Fusion 360 Dec 2, 3:00-4:00pm Learn to extend the power of Autodesk, Inc.’s, fully integrated CAM Solution for Fusion 360 software. In this class you will see just how easily you can program a lathe part. This class is designed for users interested in lathe functionality for Fusion 360 software; and it will also focus on tips, tricks, and training so users can get the most out of CAM for Fusion 360 software, the integrated CAM Solution driven by the same kernel behind HSMWorks software and Inventor HSM software.
MFG12197 – FeatureCAM Hands on Milling, Turning and Mill Turn Dec 2, 3:00-4:00pm Feature-based computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems enable users to automate their manufacturing processes to minimize the learning curve for new users, as well as help even the newest user to produce reliable toolpaths quickly and efficiently. Learn how Delcam’s FeatureCAM can automatically select the tooling as well as feeds and speeds required, enabling you to standardize your manufacturing processes.
FB9777 – Better CAD for CAM Dec 2, 4:30-5:30pm Learn how to utilize Inventor software for manufacturing. Discover things to consider when you’re designing parts and you’re creating stock for castings and boolean operations for jigs and fixtures. Then bring your design into Inventor HSM software and machine like a pro.
MFG12193 – ArtCAM – Software for Artistist Rather than Engineers Dec 2, 4:30-5:30pm Most CAD/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) tools are designed to enable engineers to design and manufacture products. From the very beginning ArtCAM software has been developed to enable artists and designer to create whatever they can imagine. ArtCAM is used in a variety of sectors from jewelry and coin minting, to the design and manufacture of architectural cornicing and facades. The common theme across these sectors is the desire to produce intricate artistic forms with incredible detail that can then be quickly and easily machined or 3D printed. This class will introduce you to the process that will enable you to take a simple 2D drawing and convert it into a complex decorative relief and machine it.
MFG12187-R – CAM Roundtable Dec 3, 10:00-11:30 Meet the members from the Technical and development teams behind the Autodesk CAM Products.
CP9779 – Are you Ready to Learn Inventor HSM, CAM Basics Dec 3, 1:00-2:00pm We will not just show you how to set up and apply toolpath with Inventor HSM software, but also the important question of why we take the steps. This class will explain to a beginner in manufacturing how you generate your first good code for a CNC (computer numerical control) machine, why something is called WCS, and how to get cutter feeds and speed.
MFG12198 – Off-line Programming of Robots for Machining, Trimming, Polishing and Other Applications using PowerMILL Robot Dec 3, 1:00-2:00 Robots provide a unique platform for machining large volumes as well as for a vast range of other applications, including trimming, gluing, polishing, and the laying down of a huge variety of different materials. This workshop will introduce you to the basic concepts involved in creating the path as well as controlling the robot axis to drive your manufacturing processes.
MFG10365 – 3-Axis Machining and Beyond with Fusion 360 Dec 3, 3:00-4:00pm This class is designed for existing users of the Fusion 360 3D CAD platform who are looking to take advantage of the computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) capabilities. Topics covered will include workholding, multiple setups, multipart setups, 3+2 machining, setup sheet customization, and post processing. Composites DE12497 – Composite Manufacturing Solution for Optimum Material Nesting and Ply Layup Dec 3, 2:45-4:00 During this two-part class, we will utilize Autodesk® TruNest Composites to show the complete process from import to nesting to NC part cutting of ply materials. Special focus will be given to optimal nesting for efficient material usage. During the second half, we will utilize Autodesk® TruLaser to perform laser projection for showing composite ply lay-up.
DE12498 – Automated Composite Manufacturing Dec 1, 4:45-5:45pm This class presents an end-to-end solution for the automated composite manufacturing process. This class will cover advanced lay-up design strategies such as fiber placement, tape layering, and robotics lay-up which are utilized when programming automatic material layup equipment. High composite production rates will be covered through automated robotic material nesting and taping.
FB12940 – Composite Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Automotive Applications Dec 1, 3:00-4:00pm Presentation dedicated to composite applications in the automotive marketplace suitable for customers, resellers and the Autodesk automotive team as well.
AT12502 – Composite for Automotive: Design and Manufacturing of High-Performance Chassis for Sports Cars. Dec 2, 8:00-9:30am Bercella will present a case study about utilizing composite design and manufacturing processes for critical parts such as the chassis, and other key components.
Plate / Sheet Nesting and Fabricating FB12940 – Composite Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Automotive Applications Dec 1, 3:00-4:00pm Presentation dedicated to composite applications in the automotive marketplace suitable for customers, resellers and the Autodesk automotive team as well.
PM12500 – Advanced Solution for Heavy Plate Fabrication Dec 2, 2:45-4:00pm Thick or heavy plate manufacturing presents its own set of unique challenges. This class utilizes Autodesk® TruNest to show workflows for manufacturing heavy, thick, plates with Oxy-fuel, plasma or waterjet CNC mills. We start with importing geometry and material properties, to automated optimal nesting all the way to generating CNC code for manufacturing.
FB12939 – Maximize Material Yield and ROI on Sheet Metal High-Production Volume Dec 3, 3:00-4:00pm Greenheck Fan, title and company, will present a case study about advanced manufacturing solutions for high production volume of sheet metal parts combining punching & laser cutting.
DE12497 – Composite Manufacturing Solution for Optimum Material Nesting and Ply Layup Dec 3, 2:45-4:00pm During this two-part class, we will utilize Autodesk® TruNest Composites to show the complete process from import to nesting to NC part cutting of ply materials. Special focus will be given to optimal nesting for efficient material usage. During the second half, we will utilize Autodesk® TruLaser to perform laser projection for showing composite ply lay-up. Factory Design & Planning IM12101 – Using FDS to Create Compelling Bid Packages Dec 1. 8:00-9:30am Selling complex and customized equipment is challenging at best, and creating a compelling bid package is critical to winning more business. This class will show how to use Factory Design Suite software to accelerate the creation of a build proposal, how to create compelling content, and how to create a bill of equipment required for costing the proposal.
PM10277 – Factory Design Suite: Asset Development Checklist Dec 2, 8:00-9:30am There are so many things to consider when developing assets for Factory Design Suite software. Creating functional assets for your factory layouts can be challenging unless you have a detailed checklist for asset development. This class will provide a step-by-step approach to developing fully functional assets. We will discuss everything from iProperties to Inventor iLogic software. Join us as we explore the process of asset development while examining each step on the checklist.