FusionNews for the week of 7/22: 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

The Fusion Forecast: Desktop Connect

In this week’s Fusion Forecast, we will dig into Desktop Connect. This functionality will connect your desktop CAD tools to the cloud.


QUICK TIP: Selection Tools for CAM within Fusion 360

Check out how you can leverage selection methods in Fusion 360 to create more precise toolpaths.


Escobar Technologies Aims to Reinvent Medical Simulation

Escobar Technologies uses Fusion 360 to 3D print simulators for training physicians and pre-surgical preparation.




Online: 2D CAM in Fusion 360

Take an in-depth look into creating setups, 2D adaptive clearing, 2D pocket and contour, chamfer, contour selection and many other tips and best practices on July 26th at 4 PM EDT. Register here.


Meetup: Fusion 360: Freeform + Surface Modeling Training

San Diego Fusion fans! Join us on July 27th at 6 PM to learn everything you need to know about the sculpt and patch environments in Fusion 360. Register here.


Meetup: Let’s Meet-Up and Talk about Fusion 360!

Hey Silicon Valley! Join us on July 28th at 7 PM for our first meetup and get introduced to Fusion 360. Register here.


Online: Fusion 360 Quick Start Virtual Lab

Join us on August 4th at 1 PM EDT for this interactive session to quickly close the knowledge gap when getting started.

Register here.


Online: Fusion 360 Basics

Are you new to Fusion 360 and/or 3D design? Join us on August 10th at 4 PM EDT to learn the basics. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights


WWII Bomber by John Harris

Self Balance Smart Bike by Tirtha Kaloor

Band Drive by Nikhil Rv


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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.


Custom Size for Construction Plane Display

We need to have the ability to scale the display size of cPlanes in Fusion 360.


CAM Option for Spindle Reversal after Drilling to Clear Swarf

Could a check box be added to include a spindle reversal on the drilling op to clear chips?


2D-drawings – Custom Paper Size

Add the possibility to define custom paper size.


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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