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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Chapter 18: Routed Systems

Create routes and runs. Using routed systems tools allows you to quickly define many different route types in order to check for clearance and fits within a design, all while creating a bill of materials that can be used downstream in the manufacturing process.

Master It How can you extract a bill of materials from a routed systems assembly?

Solution BOM data can be extracted from a routed systems assembly in the same way it is in a standard assembly file, by using the Bill Of Materials button on the Assemble tab. Keep in mind that routed systems designs, by default, consist of subassemblies, which allow for greater control over the BOM data you extract.

Author a tube and pipe component. To create your own fittings, ...

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