Making products, made simple

Fusion 360 now includes all current functionality for one single price.

Fusion 360 connects the entire product development process to the cloud, fusing together tools like CAD, CAM, simulation, data management, industrial design, documentation, rendering, and generative design into a single tool.

Fusion 360 connects to the cloud for simple collaboration with teams that sit in the same office or thousands of miles away. Fully integrated CAD combined with AnyCAD technology means you stay connected to the design data, even when it comes from a third party. Streamline your manufacturing process to start making better parts, today.

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Fusion 360 Features

Generative Design

  • Define project objectives – Identify your goals, constraints, material and manufacturing options to setup your design study.
  • Generate and explore designs – Simultaneously generate multiple process and performance-aware design options in the cloud.
  • Optimise designs and materials – Evaluate data for each design option to make decisions based on the various tradeoffs that are most critical to your needs.
  • Export CAD-ready files – Choose a generative design outcome to export using cloud credits, and import the CAD-ready geometries into Fusion 360.

Advanced Simulation

  • Advanced analysis tools – Use bolt connectors, multiple load cases, and rigid elements in simulation tests or simplify designs by cloning, removing faces, and replacing with primitives.
  • Buckling – Predict unexpected failure modes for slender members under compression using cloud simulation.
  • Nonlinear stress – Analyse permanent deformations and nonlinear materials using cloud simulation.
  • Event simulation – Ensure your design will withstand impact using cloud simulation.
  • Shape optimisation – Identify unnecessary regions in your design for light weighting using cloud simulation.

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Probing – Leverage on machine probes to locate work offsets.
  • 3+2 machining (5-axis positional) – Reduce the setups required for your job by positioning the stock in different directions through a combination of A, B, or C axis motions.
  • 4-axis machining – Rotate the part using the A axis of your machine to create toolpaths for 4 axis indexing or wrap toolpaths.
  • 5-axis simultaneous machining – Set up 5-axis operations with tilting, swarf, and multi-axis contour.

Design

  • Sketching – Create and edit sketches with sketch constraints and dimensions. Turn sketches into 3D objects.
  • Parametric modelling – Create history-based features (i.e. extrude, revolve, loft, sweep) that update with design changes.
  • Sheet metal – Design sheet metal components using sheet metal rules. Document and manufacture flat patterns using 2D drawings and cutting strategies.
  • Freeform modelling – Create complex sub-divisional surfaces with T-Splines, and increase the density of T-Spline faces.
  • Direct modelling – Edit or repair imported geometry from non-native file formats.
  • Mesh modelling – Edit and repair imported scans or mesh models (i.e. STL, OBJ files).
  • Surface modelling – Create and edit complex parametric surfaces for repairing, patching, or designing geometry.
  • Assemblies – Design assemblies with a traditional bottom-up or top-down approach and analyse assembly motion.
  • PCB design integration – Design the PCB object directly in Fusion 360. Synchronise bi-directional changes from your electronics designs seamlessly with Autodesk EAGLE interoperability.

Documentation 

  • 2D manufacturing drawings – Document manufacturing specifications using integrated, associative drawings for parts and assemblies.
  • Animations – Communicate your designs with 3D exploded views and animations to show design assembly.
  • Renderings – Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging local or cloud computing.

Data Management & Collaboration

  • Version management – View or promote previous versions with automatic or manual version control.
  • Fusion Team – Get project and user-level administration for multi-user environments.
  • Commenting & redlining – Capture and markup decisions made in the design process directly on the design.
  • Public or private design sharing – Share data with internal or external stakeholders using safe and secure public links.

Accessibility 

  • Mac OSx & Windows – Fusion 360 is natively written for both Mac and PC. Use your preferred OS or both, at no extra cost.
  • Browser data access – Interact in the design process using your web browser.
  • Mobile viewing & management – Manage your design and project data from anywhere, on any mobile device, using iOS or Android.

Simulation  

  • Cloud simulation – Setup and analyse multiple tests in the cloud using the cloud credits that come with your subscription.
  • Static stress & modal frequencies – Analyse your design under different conditions using various materials, loads and constraints.
  • Thermal & thermal stress – Understand thermal distributions and how they interact with physical forces.

Manufacturing

  • 3D printing utility – Slice, build supports, and generate toolpaths for a variety of 3D printers.
  • Turning – Program CNC lathe machines with traditional toolpaths (i.e. facing, roughing, grooving, drilling, etc.)
  • Water jet, laser cutter, plasma cutter – Easily create efficient multi-axis toolpaths with advanced collision control for complex 3D designs.
  • 2.5 & 3-Axis Machining – With HSM CAM included, quickly generate toolpaths, reduce machine wear, and create quality parts.

Manufacturing Extension

Using cloud credits, amplify the power of Fusion 360 with advanced manufacturing technologies. Improve your speed with automation, while gaining more control of your machine and processes. Learn more

System Requirements

Fusion 360 System Requirements
Operating system

  • Apple Mac® OS® X Mavericks (10.9) or later production versions
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 or Microsoft® Windows® 8 and 8.1 and 10

CPU

  • 64-bit processor (32-bit not supported)

Memory

  • 4GB RAM (8GB more realistic, 16 GB recommended)

Disk space

  • 3GB

Graphics Card

  • 512MB GDDR RAM or more, except Intel GMA X3100 cards

Pointing device

  • Microsoft-compliant mouse, Apple Mouse, Magic Mouse, MacBook Pro trackpad

Internet

  • ADSL internet connection or faster

Space Mouse
3dconnexion Spacemouse on Windows and Mac OS X. Latest drivers required.

Cloud Services

There are several consumption services available in Fusion 360 for users as listed below:

  • Cloud Rendering – Task Based: Rendering in the cloud takes advantage of virtually infinite computing power to create photorealistic and high-resolution
    images in less time.
  • Simulation Cloud Solving – Task Based: Simulation cloud solving offers users additional types of studies like non-linear static, buckling, and modal along with the ability to solve time intensive complex problems without consuming local resources.
  • Generative Design – Task Based: Generative Design for Fusion 360 is a technology that allows users to expand their ability to deliver innovative designs by simultaneously generating multiple CAD-ready solutions based on real-world manufacturing constraints and product performance requirements.
  • Manufacturing Extension – Access Based: The Manufacturing Extension for Fusion 360 contains productivity tools for manufacturing professionals, to help them increase their programming and machine efficiency.

Task Based: Task based consumption services are available to all Fusion 360 commercial subscribers to use on a case-by-case basis.
These consumption services are used to complete one-time specific tasks by each user individually.

Access Based: Access based consumption services are offered as extensions in Fusion 360 that provide a user with access to a group of
additional features. These extensions can be enabled on a monthly basis for each user to receive unlimited access to the
features available in the extension.


Cloud Credits

New annual Fusion 360 subscriptions come with 100 shared Cloud Credits as a one-time grant for new subscriptions and 10 shared
Cloud Credits for a monthly subscription.

Autodesk Cloud Credits are sold in packs with high volume packs receiving a great discount per each Cloud Credit. These packs
provide customers with shared Cloud Credits that can be used by multiple users associated to the contract. Here are the packs that are
currently available for purchase:

  • Cloud Credit pack 100
  • Cloud Credit pack 5,000
  • Cloud Credit pack 10,000
  • Cloud Credit pack 25,000
  • Cloud Credit pack 50,000

What are the Cloud Credit charge rates to enable and power each consumption service?

Each consumption service has a different Cloud Credit change rate as listed below:

  • Cloud Rendering: The pricing is 1 Cloud Credit per megapixel of the rendered image size.
  • Simulation Cloud Solving: The pricing for simulation cloud solving varies based on the type of study.
    o Linear Static = 5 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Modal = 5 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Thermal = 5 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Thermal Stress = 5 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Buckling = 15 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Non-Linear Static = 25 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
    o Event Simulation = Currently in tech preview
    o Shape Optimization = 5 Cloud Credits per cloud solve
  • Generative Design: The pricing for generative design is 25 Cloud Credits for generating each generative study and 100 Cloud Credits to utilise and download each generated design outcome.
  • Manufacturing Extension: The Manufacturing Extension is access based and is 125 Cloud Credit per month for each user and provides unlimited use of the extension during that period of time.

Autodesk Licensing Explained

Autodesk licenses are designed to make using our products easier, no matter what project you’re working on. Whether you’re in school, a small design team or a multi-national corporation; choosing the right license is an important step in getting the most out of our products. Take advantage of our free trial licenses, so you can see first-hand how our products can help you imagine, design and create a better world.Learn more about all Autodesk licensing options below or if you need help with a license you’ve already purchased, contact us at +64 9 302 4028.

 

Autodesk Licensing Options

  • Single User: For individuals or small to medium businesses requiring a specific number of users
  • Multi User: For medium to large organizations requiring many users
  • Students & educators: Prepare the next generation of architects, engineers and digital artists

 

Additional Information
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Fusion 360 Training

 

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Post Processor

CADPRO Systems Post Processor development and adjustment service gives you a readily accessible method of requesting posts online.

You can submit the request form and provide all the information requested, to allow our engineering experts to accurately assess the time and costs involved in developing or adjusting your post.

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Fusion 360 is a 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool that connects your entire product development process in a single cloud-based platform that works on both Mac and PC.

Simplify your entire workflow with one unified platform.

3D Design & Modeling

Don’t let your design tool limit your creativity and ability to quickly create multiple design iterations. Design how you want in all phases of the product development process.

Electonics

Stop struggling with manual design workflows and ancient, interchange file formats. Gain all the advantages of a full-featured electronics tool and mechanical CAD in a single data-driven platform.

Simulation

Don’t wait. Test your designs early in the development process to determine usability and uncover costly flaws.

Generative Design

Quickly generate high-performing design alternatives from a set of manufacturing and material constraints. Once a solution is chosen, edit your CAD-ready geometry.

Documentation

Avoid exporting. Easily derive 2D drawings directly from your 3D models to ensure manufacturing accuracy.

Collaboration

Don’t let locations, time zones, and extensive reviews lengthen your development process. View all design data from a single project dashboard and easily collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders.

Manufacturing

Avoid costly rework, defects, and missed deadlines that impact your bottom line with truly integrated CAD + CAM. Utilise HSM technologies to quickly generate toolpaths that cut cycle times, reduce machine and tool wear, and produce high-quality finished parts.

Manufacturing Extension | NEW

Using cloud credits, amplify the power of Fusion 360 with advanced manufacturing technologies. Improve your speed with automation, while gaining more control of your machine and processes. Learn more.

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