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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2011 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2011: Autodesk® Official Training Guide by Nat Coalson

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Chapter 15. Frame Generator

Frame Generator consists of several tools to automate frame modeling. You can select lines, edges, and points to specify the location of members. Frame Generator derives the selections into a part. This part is called a skeleton because it provides the framework for the members. The skeleton part automatically updates when a change is made to the original geometry, which updates the frame member size or position.

Frame Generator gets structural profiles from Content Center. In addition to the structural profiles included in the Inventor libraries, you can author and publish your own profiles. This is useful for adding profiles of extruded aluminum, plastic, and other materials, since the structural profiles in the Inventor ...

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