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      Connect your disconnected mechanical
      engineering processes.

      Stop battling your tools. Create 3D models, engineer, simulate, and
      manufacture all in one product development software.

      Push the limit with 3D modeling

      Engineer your products with a complete set of 3D modeling and design tools that include parametric, freeform, direct, and surface modeling.

      Solve mechanical engineering challenges faster

      Simultaneously generate multiple options of your 3D design while consolidating parts, reducing weight, and improving overall product performance.

      Avoid overpriced simulation software

      Test your designs to ensure they will survive real world conditions using one model, in one affordable software solution.

      Outperform with the best mechanical engineering software for engineers


      Investigate upwards of 100 3D design iterations in the amount of time it would traditionally take to complete one.


      Design, engineer, and manufacture a product in one day instead of an entire business week.


      Reduce your mechanical engineering time by 75% when compared to traditional 3D design methods.

      • Overview
      • Sketching
      • Direct Modeling
      • Surface Modeling
      • Parametric Modeling
      • Mesh Modeling
      • Freeform Modeling
      • Rendering
      • PCB Design Integration
      • Sheet Metal
      • Assemblies

      3D Design & Modeling

      Engineer products with a comprehensive set of modeling tools. Ensure form, fit, and function of your products with various analysis methods.

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      Create and edit sketches with sketch constraints, dimensions, and a powerful suite of sketch tools.

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      What used to take days, now is done in hours
      - Jim McWherter Brand Motion

      Direct Modeling

      Edit or repair imported geometry from non-native file formats. Make design changes without worrying about time-based features

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      I love creating models with Fusion 360, it is very easy to sculpt, shape, and scale. Other programs make it very square and not exactly what I want.
      - Kate Jovanovic

      Surface Modeling

      Create and edit complex parametric surfaces for repairing, patching or designing geometry.

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      In Fusion 360, within 20 minutes I had both contract points for the truck. In another tool, I would have budgeted 3-4 hours.
      - Ed Eaton Dimonte Group

      Parametric Modeling

      Create history-based features, including extrude, revolve, loft, sweep, etc., that update with design changes.

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      With the eight-hour process for me to do in another tool, I can hop into Fusion 360 and have something in two hours the first time.
      - Christian WelchSwissomation

      Mesh Modeling

      Edit and repair imported scans or mesh models, including STL and OBJ files.

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      My favorite features are user experience and speed. Design something and then build it in a day, whereas previously it might have taken a week.
      - Adam Ellison Co-founder, Modbot

      Freeform Modeling

      Create complex sub-divisional surfaces with T-splines and edit them with intuitive push-pull gestures.

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      Fusion 360 allows me to resolve the form in 3D & create renderings 50% faster than existing tools.
      - Deborah Laun Browntie Design


      Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging local or cloud rendring.

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      It's so easy to render, the team was able to create 15 variations of color and material in 15 minutes, not 120 minutes it would have taken before.
      - Mike Kowalski Browntie Design

      PCB Design Integration

      Synchronize bi-directional changes from your electronics designs seamlessly with Autodesk EAGLE interoperability.

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      Fusion 360 has reduced our time to market by about 60%.
      - KMP Motorsports

      Sheet Metal

      Design sheet metal parts components, document flat patterns using 2D drawings and DXFs, and manufacturing your design with cutting strategies for water jet, laser and plasma machines.

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      We could finally use a CAD program that didn't need hours of preparation before starting to design. You just sit and start creating.
      - Luciana Montivero


      Assemble designs with a traditional bottom-up, middle-out, or top-down approach and analyze assembly motion.

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      You can just start modeling your ideas... large assemblies can be animated well.
      - Consumer Goods Product Designer


      "To support our company's growth, we require scalable, flexible, cost effective software tools, which are focused on innovation and value rather than squeezing maximum revenue from dated software. Fusion 360 has so far exceeded our requirements for mCAD."

      Fusion 360 User, G2Crowd

      See how Claudius Peters is modernizing its product development process with generative design in Fusion 360

      The team at Claudius Peters is using generative design to reimagine the design and fabrication of some of its largest equipment. The improved designs will reduce the weight of this equipment by an estimated 25%.

      Frequently asked questions for mechanical engineers (FAQ)

      Yes, Fusion 360 has all local and cloud simulation strategies, including linear and non-linear static stress, thermal and thermal stress analysis, event simulation, modal frequencies, commenting, markups, and shape optimization.

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