HP 3D Printers for Autodesk® Fusion 360™

HP 3D Printers for Autodesk® Fusion 360™

Win64, English

Autodesk, Inc.
The Addin is a connector between Autodesk® Fusion 360™ and the HP 3D printers and is used to send over jobs directly to the HP Software and/or Hardware.

General Usage Instructions

    • Download and Install HP SmartStream from https://support.hp.com/de-de/drivers/selfservice/hp-smartstream-software-for-hp-jet-fusion-3d-printers/15831735 (The correct installer is "HP SmartStream 3D Build Manager for HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer software package")
      (See "Setting up HP SmartStream" in the "Additional Information" section)
    • Run Fusion 360
    • Load this AddIn (see "Additional Information" section)
    • Create a part in the “Design” Workspace
    • Switch to the "Manufacture" Workspace and activate the "Additive" Tab
    • Open the "Setup" Dialog
    • Create a new additive setup with any of the HP Jet fusion printers (Additive Operation Type) in the Manufacture Workspace. The printer is in the "Fusion 360 Library" list
      • The HP 3D Printers for Fusion 360 AddIn supports all HP printers (Jet Fusion 3D 3200 and 4200 Printer Series, Jet Fusion 3D 5210 Printer, Jet Fusion 3D 300 and 500 Printer Series and Metal Jet Printer S100)

    At this point you have 2 options. You can either;

    • Click the "Send to HP SmartStream" button in the "Additive" tab located in the "HP" panel of the Manufacture Workspace. This action will open HP SmartStream 3D build manager and load the job from Fusion 360 for further processing and sending to the printer.
    • Click the “Connect and Print” button in the "Additive" tab located in the "HP" panel of the Manufacture Workspace. This action will open a new dialog where you will be able to type in the IP address of your HP 3D printer and connect to it directly from Fusion 360. Once connected you will be able to see the printer details, and warnings / Error messages coming back from the printer, your previous jobs on that printer, select a material and print profile and send the job directly to the printer.

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Windows:

Install:
Double-click the downloaded installer from Autodesk App Store to install the app/plug-in.

Uninstall:
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 360.

Then

- go to 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

OR, rerun the installer and select the "Uninstall" button.

Additional Information

Setting up HP SmartStream

Before using the HP 3D Printers AddIn you have to install the HP SmartStream Application:

Starting the Add-In

The HP 3D Printers for Fusion 360 Add-In can be started manually in the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog after installation by selecting the "HP_3DPrinters" Add-In and clicking the "Run" button. It is also possible to always start the Add-In on startup of Fusion 360 by checking the "Run on Startup" checkbox

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: Autodesk, Inc.

Author/Company Information

Autodesk, Inc.

Support Information

Overview of Supported Commands

Send Job to HP SmartStream: Open a job in the HP SmartStream Application for further processing and sending to the printer. 

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.0.44

Improvements: - Moved the commands to a new panel called "HP" - Added a new function "Connect and Print"

1.0.0.35

Improvements: - added addin localization (German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese)

1.0.0.29

Fixes in this release: - Fix hanging Fusion when creating drawing from Design Workspace and Add-In is running

1.0.0.16

Initial Release
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