FusionNews for the week of 12/11: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.





From the Fusion 360 Team


QUICK TIP – Singularities and Simulation

Learn about “singularities” & how to address them in simulation for Fusion 360.


CAM QUICK TIP – Use Derived Toolpath

Use the derived operation to copy previous geometry selections to another toolpath.


QUICK TIP – Gear Generation and Parts Insert in Fusion 360

Check out this tip to learn how to quickly generate a gear in Fusion 360.


EVENT RECAP – Fusion 360 @ AU 2015 Event Recap: Part 1

We had another successful AU this year with our Fusion 360 community members. Check out some of the highlights from the week.




COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHT – Fusion 360 Model of the Month – November

Congratulations to Francesca Knall & her CNC router design! Fusion 360 Model of the Month winner.


FEEDBACK REQUESTED – Fusion 360 Sheet Metal

Please take a few moments to the team know how you design sheet metal components and your requirements for sheet metal software.




LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360 Meetup – Portland

Portland Fusion 360 fans! Join us on 12/15 at 7 PM PST to design & CNC a Timber’s axe handle.





Join us on 12/17 at 1 PM PST to learn advanced concepts within Fusion 360’s simulation tool such as adaptive meshing, result convergence and more.


Gallery Spotlights

We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion 360 community on the Gallery.


PillowBlock.jpg  LightSaber.jpg   Reducktor.jpg

     Pillow Block by Syed Zaigham Abbas                    Lightsaber Blender by Matei Tiloiu                    Reducktor by Urvika Chaturvedi     




Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new

features / enhancements you would like to see.


Here are a few from this week. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Allow Editing Linked Components

Request to have the ability to modify components from within an assembly.


CAM: Option to show tool numbers in CAM Operation Description

Request to have the ability to add “T[x]” in the CAM tree for each operation in order to view the tools being used without having to expand each cam tree operation details.


Same export options in Fusion like in A360

Request to have the ability to export DXF DWG and OBJ files directly from Fusion 360.


Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com



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