Use Fusion 360—the cloud-powered, accessible CAM tool—to create effective designs for subtractive manufacturing (such as CNC milling) in metal.
- [Thom] Autodesk Fusion 360 is a tool that in many ways works like more expensive, industry focused tools. However, Fusion 360 is built and thinks differently. My name is Thom Tremblay, and I've been using Fusion 360 for my own design work. In this course I'd like to look at a few of the workflows and tools that are particularly useful for making metal parts that need to be tested and machined, as workflows are tailored to help the non-professional CAD user and the maker to be more effective and quickly have access to the tools that a few years ago were only available to the few and at an astronomical price.
There's a lot to cover, so let's get started with Fusion 360.
- Setting up parameters
- Joining components
- Animating and rendering the design
- Testing alternative materials
- Creating the setup
- Publishing and posting the design