FusionNews for the week of 12/18: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 3 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


What’s New – December 16th Update

Get the scoop on the latest update for Fusion 360!


QUICK TIP – Aligned Dimensions

Where does every design start? A simple sketch. When dimensioning a sketch it is often required to create an aligned dimension.


Learning Updates – Learning Fusion 360 just got a little easier

Over the past few months, we’ve been taking action on what you’ve been telling us in the community forums and in person…


Event Recap – Fusion 360 @ AU 2015 Event Recap: Part 2

Another great Autodesk University has come to a close and this year was even bigger than we expected. It was exciting to meet so many of you for the first time and to see many of you again.


Customer Spotlight – SIVA Redesigns Clean Portable Power

SIVA founders Aaron Latzke and David Delcourt share with us their vision for portable renewable power throughout the world. Hear their story and check out how they are using Fusion 360 to make it happen.


Partnership – Bridging the ECAD/MCAD gap with Fusion 360 and CadSoft EAGLE

We are excited to announce a new partnership between element14, CadSoft EAGLE and Fusion 360. Together, we aim to bridge the gap between mechanical and electrical design to enable a more cohesive workflow.





LIVE EVENT – NYC CNC Training Class

Join NYC CNC on Jan 16th & 17th for this two day class focused on the operation and use of CAD, CAM and CNC milling machines! Focus will be Fusion 360 CAD & CAM and use of Tormach CNC mills. 


Webinar – CAM Made Easy – Hidden Gems within 3 axis, 3+2 & Lathe

Join Curt Chan on 1/12 at 1 PM PST will guide you through efficient techniques in utilizing the Fusion 360 CAM Portfolio of Products; as well as dive into 3D toolpath options and customizing your tool library.




Gallery Spotlights


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



             Jet turbine by KIRILL CHEPIZHKO                Air Purifier V1 by DAVIDE FLORENTINO        Digital Calipers by CHRISTOPHER SNEEDER



Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStationPicture2.png


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.


Inspection Capability in Online Viewer

Request to get inspection capabilities in the online viewer.


Drive Components: Belts & Pulleys or Chains & Sprockets

Request to create Pulley Belt and Chains and  Sprockets system


Name a Function/Operation as you create it option

Request to be able to name a function and even the part when you create the body.


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



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 Justin.Hoey@autodesk.com


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