Synergis Engineering Design Solutions

Posted on February 13, 2013 by Gregg Reinhart, Mechanical Helpdesk Technician:

With the inception of the design suites, Inventor users have gained access to Autodesk Showcase as a resource for doing high-quality renderings of their Inventor models.  In this post, I’d like to show you how the interoperability between the two programs allows you utilize the Inventor setup that automatically creates assets within Showcase to minimize any rework needed.

Starting with a simple assembly, I’ll walk you through the steps of setting up view representations and positional representations that will automatically be transferred into your Showcase file for use in making your renderings. The assembly below was created with all the solid parts set as the default material and appearance:

Setting up view representation within the model you will be able to assign new materials to the parts and save specific angles at which you want to view the model. To create a…

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