CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products [www.cadforum.cz]
CZ | EN | DE
Login or
registration
  Visitors: 3078

CAD tip CAD tip # 10208:

   
Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to model a 3D thread in Inventor?

A - answer To convert a "thread" feature to a true realistic 3D model of a thread (e.g. for 3D printing) you can use the free plugin "ThreadModeler" (coolOrange Thread Modeler).

Download and install the add-on application for Inventor 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 from Autodesk Apps.

For newer versions, use the online tool ThreadModeler.com and upload your IPT model with "cosmetic" (texture-based) threads to convert it to modeled thread.

Another option is to use the application Fusion 360 (e.g. as a part of Product Design & Manufacturing Collection).

InventorCollection
100% *  CAD 
22.2.2015    10442×   FAQ  
applies to: Inventor · Collection ·

See also:
Tip 12255:How to change the number of CPUs used in Nastran for analyses?
Tip 10219:Can Autodesk Fusion 360 make use of multicore CPUs?
Tip 9518:How to model a true 3D thread in Fusion 360?
Tip 8276:Excel 2010 compatibility with Inventor 2011/2012.
Tip 7766:Using OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc with Autodesk Inventor.


Back   All CAD Tips



Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   



Featuring:
Add .CIT raster format support to AutoCAD and Map and Civil 3D
CITin More info


Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.
TOPlist