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Inventor: Tube & Pipe

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Who should attend?

Experienced Autodesk Inventor users who design tubing or piping for industrial machinery.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand tubing and piping design workflow
  • Understand the tube and pipe integration with Autodesk Inventor
  • Create a tube or pipe route
  • Refine the pipe route by moving, adding and deleting nodes and segments
  • Automatically generate a piping run
  • Add and replace fittings from the tube and pipe library
  • Modify your piping run
  • Document and present your pipe run

Training Locations

Our lead training centre is located in Birkenhead, Merseyside, where we have state of the art training facilities. We also have a number of training venues throughout the North West, covering Chester, Manchester, Liverpool, North Wales, Lancashire and Staffordshire.

Alternatively, we can come to your business bringing with us our mobile IT classroom. We can deliver this kind of training anywhere in the UK and Europe.

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days

Timings: 09:30 - 16:30

Tube & Pipe Overview

  • Typical workflow of piping design
  • Tube and pipe design environment
  • Integrating a tube and pipe subassembly into your Inventor drawings

Creating Routes and Runs

  • Using styles to determine the properties of tube and pipe paths and components
  • Creating piping run subassemblies
  • Creating routes
  • Placing route nodes
  • Routing pipes around and through assembly components
  • Viewing auto route options
  • Creating a 45-degree bend angle in a route
  • Creating custom angle bends and bend radii
  • Populating routes Understanding how routes and runs are integrated into the parent assembly

Editing Routes and Runs

  • Moving, deleting and replacing pipe segments
  • Moving, adding, deleting and replacing fittings
  • Changing the style of an existing run
  • Using the Tube & Pipe Content Library

Fitting & Components

  • Create and configure new pipe libraries
  • Create fittings for use in a tubing or piping run
  • Publish an iPart factory to the Tube & Pipe Content Library


  • Use design views to control the display of piping runs
  • Use presentation files to show exploded piping views and animations
  • Create a piping drawing
  • Creating a piping parts list Parts list formatting option


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