Applied Day 2020 is Right Around the Corner

Join us May 13th – 14th for Our 5th annual Applied Day!

Applied Day is a two-day webinar event in which Applied experts cover a variety of engineering and design topics. All webinars are free to attend. Class descriptions and registration links are below.

May 13, 2020

9:00 AM: Automating Engineering Designs with iLogic

Join Applied application specialist Jerry Oye as he covers automation within Autodesk Inventor iLogic. iLogic enable rules-driven design that allows you to standardize and automate design processes.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Adding parameters to be used in rules
  • Create multi-value parameters
  • Modify parameters
  • Create rules based off of parameters
  • Construct conditional statements
  • Activate and deactivate features
  • Replace out components using iLogic snippets

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10:00 AM: What’s New Vault 2021

Join Applied engineer, Eric Miller, as he covers key enhancements available in the 2021 update of Autodesk Vault.

Vault 2021 offers some exciting new enhancements to boost user productivity. This webinar will cover each of the changes during the webcast at this year’s Applied Day, including a smart duplicate search integrated with Inventor, a new property for identifying unused files, and a couple new features added to the Copy Design function. If you are currently using an older version of Vault, or you are interested in implementing Vault to improve data management at your company, you will not want to miss this event.

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11:00 AM: Moving to a Containerized Environment

Join Applied application developer, Justin Kalvoda, as he discusses moving to a containerized environment for applications and development. With the rise in use of microservices and movement away from monolithic architectures, containers have become a powerful tool to utilize. Jumping into your first container can be a confusing and challenging experience. In this presentation I will be giving an overview of the technology and how a business can benefit from using it not for just production environments but by making development a much more streamlined process. Allowing your developers to jump into development rather than spending time setting up their environments.

Topics being covered include:

  • Anatomy of a Container
  • Interacting with your containers
  • Creating a new app for Docker
  • Migrating Existing applications to Docker
  • Container Orchestration

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1:00 PM: Using Technology for Manufacturing Productivity Efficiency Analysis

Join Applied Professional Services Director, Steve Thompson, for this unique Applied Day presentation. The Scientific Method is a proven process for establishing data for decision making. Applying this methodology to Manufacturing Analysis can create actionable data without disrupting the production line. This is possible due the improvement in technology/software in recent years. The methodology and technology partner for creating actionable data for clarity on business investment.

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May 14, 2020

9:00 AM: AutoCAD Electrical 2021

Join Applied Engineer, Natalie Schroeder, as she covers updates available in the 2021 version of AutoCAD Electrical. During this webinar, she will go through tips and tricks for using the software along with new and improved features within AutoCAD with complement work in AutoCAD Electrical.

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10:00 AM: What’s New Inventor 2021

Join Applied application specialist, Jerry Oye, as he covers key enhancements to the 2021 update of Autodesk Inventor. Inventor is an intuitive program that aids with product design, automation, simulation, collaboration, and more.

Topics that will be covered:

  • Inventor AnyCAD for Revit
  • Drawing automation
  • Frame Generator enhancements
  • Part modeling improvements
  • Drawing creation improvements
  • Inventor experience

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1:00 PM: FEA Overview and Best Practices

Join Applied Engineer, Alex Sinclair, in an exclusive Applied Day FEA webinar. This webinar will cover a brief theoretical and general background on structural FEA. It will also explore each step of the finite element process.

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We Fit Your Manufacturing Software Challenges

Applied Engineering’s talent, technology, and adaptability will help solve your manufacturing software challenges.

Increase Revenue

Profile Cutting: Automating nesting of 2D and 3D parts and assemblies will reduce scrap and improve material utilization. Capabilities include plasma, laser, router, punch, waterjet, oxyfuel, knife, and tube cutters.

Inventory: Integrated material and automated remnant tracking saves money on purchased materials.

Machining and Turning: Reduce CNC machining time by 70% and more with advanced iMachining technology. Capabilities include turning, 2 ½ & 3-axis, 4-axis, 5-axis, Mill-Turn, and wire EDM.

Increase Productivity

Technology: Cut faster and use less material with SigmaNEST’s Smart NC capabilities, utilizing bridge cutting, chain cutting, and advanced iPierce functionality.

Optimization: Simplified programming tools will optimize machine movements, reduce set-up, and decrease machine cutting time.

Efficiency: Run InventorCAM/SolidCAM within Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks, eliminating multiple systems, redundancy, and translations.

Grow Your Business

Streamline: Applied’s advanced tools provide fast and accurate quotes, product cost tracking and creation of job bids, ultimately increasing ROI.

Integrate: From your product concept to the shop floor, we can bridge your systems and improve information flow between all business functions. From this you will gain efficiency, productivity, and cost savings.

Manage: Bi-directional integration with MRP/ERP automates your workflow production management functions.

Contact Applied Engineering today for a free consultation.

Class Spotlight: AutoCAD Electrical Advanced

AutoCAD Electrical Advanced
May 19-20, 2020
8:00 AM-4:00 PM Central Time

This course is designed for users who require comprehensive training in AutoCAD® Electrical software. This hands-on courseware focuses on how to build intelligent ladder diagrams and panel layouts, and how to leverage this intelligence. The courseware provides an overview of many AutoCAD® Electrical utilities designed to enable users to quickly build and manage electrical-controls drawings.

Topics include:

  • Title Block Setup
  • Menu Customization
  • Electrical standards
  • Custom Symbols
  • Pneumatic, Hydraulic, P & ID Components
  • PLC Customization
  • PLC I/O Utility
  • Export to/Import from Spreadsheet
  • Circuit Builder

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Upcoming Webinars

Autodesk Vault Professional Webinar
Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
11:00 AM Central Time

Autodesk Vault Professional is a product data management application that provides a modular and practical approach to controlling your design data. It bridges the gap between CAD data and the manufacturing process. Learn how to track the life cycle of designs and materials used to manufacture a product, and manage what you make, buy, assemble, and deliver to customers.

This webinar will discuss HOW and WHY you should use Autodesk Vault Pro:

  • Searching for Models
  • Reusing Design Data
  • Managing BOMs
  • Processing Changes
  • Accessing Product Data from Web Browser
  • Protect Data with Vault Backup

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AutoCAD Electrical Essentials Webinar
Thursday, June 4th, 2020
11:00 AM Central Time

In this webinar, an AutoCAD Electrical expert at Applied will demonstrate some advanced functionality using the PLC I/O Utility such as:

  • Adding jumpers between rungs
  • Including a sub-circuit
  • Automatically add wire annotation information to your panel layouts.

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Autodesk Factory Design Utilities Webinar
Monday, June 15th, 2020
11:00 AM Central Time

With Factory Design Utilities software, you can plan and validate factory layouts for efficient equipment placement that can improve production performance. Factory Design Utilities features industrial machining, facilities layout, engineering services, and process analysis.
This webinar will discuss:

  • Typical workflow
  • How Factory Design Utilities works with AutoCAD, Inventor, and Navisworks
  • How to develop an efficient 2D layout
  • How to develop an efficient 3D layout

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