3D Printing Essentials

3D Printing Essentials

Win64, English

Autodesk, Inc.
An add-in for Autodesk® Fusion® to quickly create duplicated components for additive workflows.

General Usage Instructions

  • Run Fusion
  • Load this Add-In
  • Create a component in the Design Workspace


Duplicate Components

  • 3D Print Tab > Tools > Duplicate Components
  •  Select the Component
  • Specify the Arrange option (Same Location vs Arrange in XYZ)
  • Enter the number of Copies (if same location)
  • Enter the quantity in X, Y or Z and Gap between parts (if Arrange in XYZ)
  • If necessary, select the “Flip” option for X, Y or Z axis to control the sign of the axis (+ or -)
  • Press OK



  • 3D Print Tab > Tools > Label
  • Select a CSV file.
  • Specify the flat face on a component you wish to label
  • Edit the Text position, Extrusion options, and Arrange options
  • Press OK


New components will be created with a label and all the components will be renamed with a postfix or the text of the label from the CSV file.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. Or, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.


You can unload the add-in without uninstalling it by clicking the "Stop" button when the add-in is selected in the list box on the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog.

Unchecking "Run on Startup" causes the add-in not to be loaded in future sessions of Fusion.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button.

Or, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features, just as you would uninstall any other application from your system. 

Additional Information

Known Issues

Impact of the 6th feature: If Move bodies to new component checkbox is checked when generating a sinterbox for a subset of component instances in an assembly, unselected component instances will be removed when generating a sinterbox.


Company Name: Autodesk, Inc.

Author/Company Information

Autodesk, Inc.

Support Information

For support, please contact netfabb@autodesk.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

Changes in this version : - Users can now select multiple components to Duplicate in DESIGN and MANUFACTURE workspaces - Users can generate a Sinterbox in the DESIGN workspace using the new command added to the 3d print panel. - The app includes a new Setting dialog to edit the Mesh import automation script to customize the part name with a postfix once a part is repaired upon import . - Existing FFF, SLA and MJF scripts has been updated to create multiple Manufacturing Models and Additive Setups until all possible components fit within a Setup. - This update fixes an issue related to when the timer started when using the mesh import automation. - All FFF, SLA and MJF scripts and the Sinterbox command removes components that do not have bodies.
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