Tube and Pipe

The tube and pipe tools are based on Inventor fundamental concepts such as sweeps, 3D sketch paths, adaptive parts, subassembly structure, and more. The tube and pipe tools automate many of these fundamentals, making the design of tube and pipe routes faster, more intuitive, and less tedious. However, it is best to have an understanding of these fundamental concepts before jumping into the tube and pipe tools so you can understand how Inventor does things, and therefore, how to proceed when required to manually adjust or repair your designs. A lack of understanding of these fundamentals can often bring inexperienced Inventor users to a screeching halt in their tube and pipe endeavors and may leave them with a perception that the ...

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