A weekly recap of the happenings around the Fusion 360 community and news about manufacturing…
FusionNews for the week of 5/29: A weekly roundup of community + industry news
From the Fusion Team
Here are some tips, tricks and workarounds when working with faux sheet metal in Fusion 360.
Here’s a great step-by-step video by Keqing, walking you through how to design the grip inserts of a utility knife.
ANNOUNCMENT – Future Makers: Special Call Out for Designers
We have recently partnered with Dezeen on a new project called “Future Makers”. Are you based in Europe and an upcoming designer who has an interesting story to tell? If so, we want to hear from you!
GALLERY SPOTLIGHT – Model of the Month – May
Congratulations to Carlo Quinonez for his unique thermal chamber design using Fusion 360!
Congratulations to Wearality. The Autodesk Inventing the Future recipient for May!
ONINE EVENT – 3D Printing with Fusion 360
Join us on June 2nd at 1 pm PDT learn how to quickly created models with Fusion 360 for dual color 3D printing.
ONLINE EVENT – CAM Like a Pro!
Join us on June 16th at 1 pm PDT to learn how to use 3-axis CAM and turn it into a beautifully finished machined part.
We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.
News from around the manufacturing innovation space
The Brillo was announced at Google’s annual developers conference this week. Brillo will work with Nest to allow devices such as lights to be controlled in one spot.
Get the inside scoop on 3 trends that are underway in the medical device industry.
GoPro is creating a quadcopter and camera that will have the ability to capture 360-degree virtual reality.
Check out how Natalie Allen is using robots to design her clothes.
China is a leader when it comes to using additive manufacturing to help in surgeries.
Your Ideas from the Fusion 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!
Request to have the ability to snap dimension lines to the grid or align them with another dimension next to it.
Request to be able to hold the Shift key while dragging a sketch in order to constrain the dragging motion.
Request to be able to turn off all or specific dimensions on a sketch.
Tell us about yourself
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 firstname.lastname@example.org