Chapter 5. Working with the Frame Generator
Adding standard metal shapes to an assembly
Editing end treatments
Using the Bolted Connection Component Generator
Performing 3D grip editing
Leveraging the Assembly
As I've stated before, Inventor was built for the user to work from the assembly. In this chapter, we'll do a little more exploration of working within the assembly while you learn how to use a fantastic tool for making metal frames.
Being able to control assemblies and subassemblies is key to your success. There are times when you just can't anticipate everything or when you may want to modify the structure of the assembly strategically.
Building the Foundation of a Metal Frame
In this exercise, you'll create a part file; but doing so is really ...