Fusion 360 - Casted Metal Design

The Metal Casting Process is the preferred method of manufacturing complex shapes that would otherwise be too expensive to produce by any other means. In this course, you will learn the entire design process for metal parts to be casted at a foundry. Software required: Autodesk's Fusion 360.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 31, 2017
Duration
2h 6m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 31, 2017
Duration
2h 6m
Description

There are so many important considerations to make when designing parts that will be casted and ultimately machined. This course, Fusion 360 - Casted Metal Design, covers fundamental Fusion 360 tools and processes that are required to efficiently design casted metal parts, as well as best practices for communicating with foundries and machine shops. First, you will design a motorcycle triple-clamp and perform a stress simulation. Next, you'll create versions for both the investment casting and CNC finish machining process. Finally, you'll wrap up the course using Fusion 360's CAM functionality to create 2D & 3D tool paths to create the precision surfaces for your triple-clamp. Upon completion of this course, you will have the confidence to have your metal parts casted. Software required: Autodesk's Fusion 360.

About the author
About the author

Chris is the Founder & President of SolidBox, a Performance Hardware, IT Support, Project Based Training & Engineering Services company for SolidWorks, Fusion 360, Onshape, & Mastercam users across North America.

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