Inventor: Create a 3D Weldment From a 2D AutoCAD File

Paul.Normand Recorded With Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014

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Description: Import 2D AutoCAD geometry into an Inventor part file and use the sketch geometry to create 3D solids.

Two 3D solid bodies are created in a part file. The two bodies are then exported into an assembly as individual parts.

The assembly is converted to a weldment, and a 3D weld bead is added to the assembly.

Category: Manufacturing

Skill Level: Beginner

Language: English (English)

Products Used: Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014

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  • billyb (11 September 2013 - 22:36)

    I like this. Will need to play with it some to see additional value.
    Thanks for the example.
    -Bill

  • Paul.Normand (04 September 2013 - 22:37)

    You can download the ACAD dataset I used here:
    http://labs.blogs.com/chronicle/Weld.dwg

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