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Case Study: Revolutionising Manufacturing Design with the Right Tools – Moreton Hire

Moreton Hire

In this case study (PDF), Michael D’Amico, National Design Manager, Moreton Hire, explains the time savings and benefits gained since they began using Showcase, one of the many tools in Autodesk Factory Design Suite. Moreton Hire had previously relied upon the 2D tools in AutoCAD and 3D Studio Max. However, [...]

October 8, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Industry, Technology 0

White Paper – Structural Certification of Products with FEA

This white paper, authored by Niall Smyth, Technical Consultant, A2K Technologies, looks at how Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is used to certify structures to Australian Standards. Working to engineering standards is a crucial part of the design process, and the computation technique of FEA allows the structural integrity of components [...]

October 3, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Technology, Tips and Tricks 0

BIM Day Out 2014 Highlights

Last week’s BIM Day Out in Perth provided attendees with the opportunity to network, learn, and try new technologies, including the Oculus Rift headset. Here’s our roundup of the BIM Day Out in pictures, courtesy of photographer Michael Miller.   Nick Broadbent from BIMEdge demonstrated the latest Oculus Rift virtual [...]

October 3, 2014 A2K Technologies Events, Technology 0

Executive Breakfast – Projects in the Vault

Join A2K Technologies for this free event, focused on working with projects in Autodesk Vault data management software. Autodesk Vault helps organise, manage, and track data creation, simulation and documentation processes for design, engineering and construction teams. We’ll look at a comprehensive overview of Vault Data standards, what these mean [...]

September 24, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Events, Technology 0

Improved efficiencies from Autodesk Building Design Suite and A2K Technologies: Gandy and Roberts

Consulting engineering firm, Gandy and Roberts, explain how using Autodesk Revit within Autodesk’s Building Design Suite has improved efficiencies in their projects, and allowed greater collaboration across multiple disciplines. It has also increased their competitiveness in the marketplace, by being able to deliver better document coordination and Building Information Modelling [...]

September 23, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Industry, Technology, Videos 0

Autodesk Releases Site Designer Extension for Revit from Eagle Point’s SiteWorks Add-in

Autodesk has just released Site Designer as a subscription app for Revit users. According to Autodesk Exchange, “Autodesk Site Designer Extension for Revit® software helps architects, designers, and planners convey building site planning concepts to engineers. Site Designer runs inside Revit software and uses native families, components, and toposurfaces, so [...]

September 18, 2014 A2K Technologies Technology 0

Manufacturers! Are you BIM Ready?

As Building Information Modelling (BIM) is increasing adopted throughout Australasia, manufacturers are an important part of the overall BIM strategy for many projects. Manufacturers and fabricators in the building and construction arena are increasingly required to provide their models for BIM data coordination. However, whether you’re just starting out with [...]

September 16, 2014 A2K Technologies Industry, Technology 0

NZ BIM Masterclass Sept/Oct 2014

Building Information Modelling, or BIM as it’s commonly known, is one of the most talked about and evolutionary changes to project delivery and asset information management within the built environment in the last decade or more. Infrastructure owners globally are mandating its use on capital projects and demanding more sophisticated levels of data [...]

September 16, 2014 A2K Technologies Events, Industry, Technology 0

New Autodesk Training Courses Released

A range of Global eTraining courses (including Autodesk 2015 products) have been recently released, and are now open for enrolment through A2K Technologies in guided and flexible versions. New courses Revit Families 2014: this is an advanced custom mini course that discusses Family creation in Revit. This course has the [...]

September 9, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Events, Technology 0

White Paper – Transformative Data Within BIM

Transformative Data Within BIM, authored by Chad Smith, Consulting Technical Lead, A2K Technologies, explores the basic principles of combining multiple data sources within the context of a BIM, and how through the impact of its environmental factors, the BIM transforms this data into information. Ever since its mainstream adoption, design [...]

September 4, 2014 A2K Technologies A2K News, Technology, Tips and Tricks 0