Fabrication

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September 8, 2020

What is that light on the horizon? Prefab.

Caitlin Dunn with Jason Barber, Manufacton If you look at adoption numbers, prefabrication is still early in its revolution for the construction industry. From FMI/BIM Forum and Dodge SmartMarket reports, ...

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May 25, 2020

Fabrication: Moving Outside Your Comfort Zone

It’s not about “me,” it’s about “we.” Michael LeFevre, retired architect and current leader of a design thinktank, believes designers, contractors, owners, trade contractors, technologists, and strategists all need to ...

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April 8, 2020

Moving the Autodesk Fabrication Database to the Cloud – Top Tips to Enable Remote Workers

Organizations that use Autodesk Fabrication (CADmep, ESTmep, CAMduct, Revit for Fab) may experience slow working conditions when communicating with the database. For remote users this can cause major slowdowns when ...

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2Whats New in Revit 2020 for Fabrication

July 8, 2019

FAB and MEP Users: What’s New for You in Revit 2020

It’s no secret in this industry that juggling specialty trades on a project can keep you up at night. Fortunately, with Autodesk Fabrication products – CADmep, ESTmep and CAMduct – ...

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Autodesk Fabrication Reduce Workload with SpecificationsPressure Classes – Part 2

June 28, 2019

Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 2

Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 2 There are many benefits in using Autodesk Fabrication software when you take the time to set up your specifications (pressure ...

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Autodesk Fabrication Reduce Workload with SpecificationsPressure Classes – Part 1

June 17, 2019

Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 1

There are a lot of benefits to be gained using Autodesk Fabrication software if you take the time to set up your specifications (otherwise known as pressure classes) for all ...

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Embracing Digital Fabrication

May 29, 2019

Embracing Digital Fabrication

A recent article in AECMagazine pointed up a transformation in the AEC industry that’s taking place so quickly that it may not even be on the radar for many consumers. ...

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6 Horrible Mistakes in Prefabrication

April 23, 2019

6 Horrible Mistakes in Prefabrication

The pre-construction phase of any project is critical: understanding the job flow, determining materials, bringing subs up to speed. So many things can go wrong on a project, sometimes it’s ...

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The launch of 5G may impact the construction industry

April 16, 2019

5G Era Gets Launched

The Wall Street Journal has released a number of recent articles about 5G for smartphones, and it looks like the launch has finally started. Last week’s WSJ had an article ...

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eVolve MEP 1 4 renumber

April 11, 2019

Renumber with eVolve MEP 1.4

The renumbering tool has been updated and enhanced to include new features. Watch this video to see how it works.

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What Could You Possibly Teach Others About Making a Wedding Cake

April 1, 2019

What Could You Possibly Teach Others About Making a Wedding Cake?

OK, maybe there’s not much you could teach someone about making a fancy cake. That’s not your business, and maybe the closest you get to “pastry” is a case of ...

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March 22, 2019

Advance Steel Import Formats

Many clients want to re-use existing structural models in Advance Steel. Here is a list of the file formats from which Advance Steel can import geometry and data. Revit IFC ...

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