PowerPack for Autodesk® Inventor® 2021
Developed for Autodesk® Inventor® users, this add-in for Inventor features an assortment of new functionalities which will lead to an increase in productivity, speed up your everyday modeling and improve your workflows. Similarly, all manufacturing industry software users can increase control and automation within Inventor, as Advanced PowerPack for Inventor runs on top of the Inventor professional platform, but please note that it will not run on Autodesk® Inventor LT®.
With over 18 new tools available, the PowerPack can be used in each of the following environments:
Check out the list of tools with which GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk® Inventor® is equipped:
VISIBILITY ENHANCEMENTS - allow you to quickly choose what you want to display and what you don't want to display
- Switch off All
- Switch off Axis
- Switch off Planes
- Switch off Points
- Switch off Sketches
- Switch off Surfaces
PURGE TOOLS - allow you to clean up parts and assembly files by getting rid of unwanted geometry and information (see the video for more details)
- Broken References
- Sick Relationships
- Unused Parameters
- Unused Work Features
EXPORT FILE PROPERTIES - will export all Assembly, Part, Drawing or Presentation iProperty information to a txt file
TITLE BLOCK SWAP - will replace any existing title block on a drawing with another selected title block, which will maintain all iProperty information
INSPECTION DIMENSION TABLE - Creates an inspection dimension table in any drawing that has inspection dimensions. Columns include label, size and inspection rate
TOLERANCE TABLE - Creates a tolerance table in any drawing that has tolerance dimensions. Columns include size, shaft/hole, tolerance range and dimension range
BROWSER NAME CONTROL - Rename your browser nodes in the assembly based on summary information, design tracking properties or user defined properties
EXPORT PARTS LIST - One click exports parts list to excel based on assembly bill of materials setup
EXPORT FLAT PATTERN TO DXF - One click exports all sheet metal components of an assembly file to DXF files which also include part number, description, material and thickness (check out the presentation video)
BATCH EXPORT - Is replacing previous functionality of exporting to dxf/dwg formats, available for sheet metal parts only, with new improved functionality, supporting much more target exporting formats: 3D PDF, PDF, DXF, DWG, IGES, STEP, SAT.
The exports can be customized regarding the location where all exported files are saved and the filenames, allowing the user to create his formula for naming the resulting files.
On the Layers tab, one can set different options for each Layer, regarding the Line Type, Line Weight and the Color to be used for the export.
Each export file formats can be customized through the Options tab.
BATCH PRINT - Allow the user to batch print a selection of drawings for the current project in just one simple step.
DRAWING STATUS - Shows all drawings which require an update or have errors (for instance missing dimensions), allowing also for update besides simple identification.
BOM EXPORT – Includes two different commands:
- Export Structured: existent in the previous version;
- Export Parts: newly implemented;
OPEN CONTAINING FOLDER & CLOSE ALL, EXCEPT CURRENT DOCUMENT - Both commands are available on the context menu, both on the drawing area and in the model browser.
BROWSER NAME – options dialog will not show up for each use of the functionality, allowing the user to quickly set up all the options.
With the removal of options for Browser Name, the Configuration dialog holds now only options related to drawings functionalities.
**Compatible with Autodesk® Inventor® 2020 and 2021 versions**
PowerPack for Autodesk® Inventor® 2021 Trial version has a 15-day fully functional evaluation period from the date of installation.
For available multi-year, network and bulk subscription options, please contact your local Graitec subsidiary or Graitec reseller: graitec.com/world.
Note: This app uses a custom installer (and not the standard App Store installer).