Changes to the Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

The last 12 months have seen the Autodesk Design Suites make way for Autodesk’s new Design Collections under the subscription model. Up until recently, the benefit from moving from a Product Design Suite or Factory Design Suite on maintenance to Product Design & Manufacturing Collection was merely financial as both products contained similar offerings.

However, the Product Design Collection has now evolved to include additional features that improve and enhance the workflows within the design team and at the same time has been renamed to Product Design & Manufacturing Collection. Here we see take a look at some of the features and the benefits they bring.

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

HSM Ultimate

Go directly from CAD design to CAM programming to CNC milling machine, with one integrated workflow. Autodesk HSM software provides integrated 2.5 to 5 axis CAD/CAM tools from within Inventor, so it’s quick, very intuitive and familiar.

  • AnyCAD in Inventor
  • Adaptive clearing
  • CAD/CAM integration
  • Faster toolpath calculation time

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Nastran In-CAD

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD software, a general-purpose finite element analysis (FEA) tool for engineers and analysts, offers a range of simulations powered by the Autodesk Nastran solver.

  • Autodesk Nastran solver
  • Inventor integration
  • Linear statics
  • Advanced material models

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

Already an Autodesk Maintenance Customer?

As a current Autodesk Maintenance customer, these changes to the latest Autodesk offerings may offer an attractive pathway to the new Industry Collections, alongside a Move to Subscription. In addition, you are eligible to trade in your existing perpetual Autodesk Design Suite licenses and save 30% on a new Autodesk Industry Collection.

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