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Introducing Eco Materials Adviser

Eco Materials Adviser is an easy-to-use, interactive tool within the Autodesk Inventor software. You can access an authoritative source of materials property data from Granta Design and assign this data to your Inventor model, supporting product analysis. Together with new environmental assessment tools, this helps you to optimize eco impact, cost, and performance for your product. The Base Version is installed with Inventor. The Full Version adds a comprehensive database of 3,000 metals, plastics, composites, ceramics, and natural materials. It provides more in-depth analysis and supports larger assemblies. An Enterprise Version lets you access and use your company's own managed materials data. Learn more »

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If you are an Inventor user...

Try the Eco Materials Adviser Base Version right now within Inventor! Access the tool via the Environments tab. You can browse or search materials from the Granta materials database, assign materials data to parts in your model, and immediately use this data in analysis. An eco dashboard display shows key indicators such as energy usage CO2 footprint, water usage, and cost. Now set a baseline and explore the impact of changing your model or materials choices. On this site you can get help and product updates and find out about upgrading to the Full Version or Enterprise Version.

If you are not an Inventor user...

Find out more about the innovative new Eco Materials Adviser on this site. Visit the Autodesk Inventor website to learn about the capabilities of Inventor in 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Eco Materials Adviser adds materials data and eco design technology from materials information technology leader Granta Design. Find out all about Granta's tools and the many ways in which you can access them, at grantadesign.com.