Sunday, January 5, 2014

Creating a Realistic Thread (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Creating a realistic thread in Autodesk Inventor
Video Tutorial with caption and audio narration
 
The Screw file displayed in the video is taken from our model ‘Knob of Switch’.
 
 
 
First of all get the model files required to complete this tutorial by visiting the following link:- http://a360.co/1aAje5s 


 

 

 

Transcription of Video

1. Open the part file of Screw.
2. Select the 'Thread' tool in the Modify panel of 3D Model tab.
3. 'Face' selection button is automatically activated in the Thread dialogue box.
4. Select blue cylindrical face of the Screw.
5. Click the Specification tab, here it has automatically detected features/values like 'Thread Type', 'Size', 'Designation', 'Class' and 'Right Hand thread'.
6. If anyone wants to change the properties/features, it can be edited very easily.
7. Click OK to apply the thread feature.
8. Select the 'Thread Modeler' tool in the Thread Modeler panel of Tools tab.
9. Select Thread feature in the Browser Bar.
10. The Thread Modeler tool has automatically detected the pitch of the thread in the Thread Modeler Control dialogue box.
11. Click OK to apply realistic thread on the screw.
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Visit Autodesk exchange Apps site on the following link to get  the ‘Thread Modeler Tool’ which is an external application utilized with the software :-

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